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Unformatted text preview: concerning Rusty. Money in this book was higher in value then friends, reputation, and even another persons life. Also, Americas corruption is also portrayed in the story, which can said to be culturally and socially significant. In the book, not one person is totally innocent. For example, the newspapers lie, countless cases of bribery occur, there are murders, even the police and authorities hide information and make deals. Our society as a whole can be summed up in many cases by those examples. In real life that same corruption occurs with the same crimes and dishonesty. Chandler can really make it relatable with the setting being in Los Angeles where these things are very prevalent....
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