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  • "Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Oslo, Berlin, Moscow, Los Angeles," said Jia.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • She competed in the Pan Am Games in Buenos Aires the next year.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Darwin has hunted rheas in Patagonia, studied owls outside Buenos Aires, and scaled a waterfall in Tahiti.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • My mother burned the family’s books in a pile in the backyard to avoid trouble if the military ever came to search our Buenos Aires home.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey

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  • In Buenos Aires.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She did not learn the story until the next fall, when he had graduated and returned to New York after a visit to his father in Buenos Aires.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • If it hadn’t been for me, Scott Kincaid would have assigned you to the Buenos Aires office ages ago.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Buenos Aires was at a standstill: Kayak was Argentine.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • He said that he had traveled all over the world when he was young and that he had studied opera in Milan and in Buenos Aires and as they rolled through the countryside he sang arias and gestured with great vigor.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • They’ve got cases now in Buenos Aires and Montevideo, and they’ve got a case or two in Auckland.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach

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  • And so, facing the tawny brick wall of a neighboring building across the air shaft, he works with a team on designs for hotels and museums and corporate headquarters in cities he’s never seen: Brussels, Buenos Aires, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Those gallant young sons of financiers who flew planes in the twenties and took off to break records from New Orleans to Buenos Aires, over the jungles which sometimes collected both them and machines, their passions must have been on this order.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • They got a flight to Buenos Aires in ten minutes.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • It has been forty years since I was last in Buenos Aires.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • My father was overseeing the construction of a rail line from Bahia Blanca to Buenos Aires.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • He learned it in Buenos Aires.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • It was Operation Bughouse, the First Battle of Klendathu in the history books, soon after Buenos Aires was smeared.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • It’s a complex and difficult dance, so I’m up to three lessons a week, three nights out dancing, and I’m off to Buenos Aires for three months of immersion in tango culture.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • After these are set in motion, there’s a doctor in Buenos Aires who does wonders with fingerprints-quite painlessly, I’m told-and then minor cosmetic surgery-Rio has the best, you know, far better than New York-just enough to alter the profile and perhaps remove a few years.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Nivea ordered clothes from Buenos Aires, London, and Paris—travel dresses, country dresses, party dresses, stylish hats, matching shoes and purses of lizard and suede, and various assorted other things, which remained in their tissue-paper wrappings, preserved with lavender and camphor, without the young bride’s ever giving them so much as one distracted look.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Why don’t you come down?" Six months later there was another card, from Buenos Aires.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • La Mara Valiente lives in the nearby town of Buenos Aires and operates where the tracks cross Reforma Ranch.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • From there it was finally sent to a bookstore in Buenos Aires.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • He was twenty-three when his father died and he went to Buenos Aires to take over the d’Anconia estate, now his.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Occasionally he left Buenos Aires to travel with his friend Maraa Kodama, dictating to her his thoughts on the felicity of a hot air balloon ride or the beauty of the tiger.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • The plumbing pipes-as well as most of our mining equipment-were purchased from the dealers whose main source of supply are the city dumps of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • There had been only one person whose reaction she had wanted to know; she had telephoned the Wayne-Falkland Hotel; but Senor Francisco d’Anconia, she was told, had gone back to Buenos Aires.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The exception, on which all knowledge of the subject is based, is a collection of seventy-nine fossil gestures, prints of human hands frozen in midsentence and housed in a small museum in Buenos Aires.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Alone I took the Institutes of Buenos Aires, of Bangkok, of Los Angeles .
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The caption below it says, "A controversial non-call in Buenos Aires."
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • The loss of Buenos Aires did mean a great deal to me; it changed my life enormously, but this I did not know until many months later.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • He was head of the Buenos Aires Institute—
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I was already in bad shape for a personal reason: My mother had been in Buenos Aires when the Bugs smeared it.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Father said quietly, "Shortly after Buenos Aires."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • The boys in Buenos Aires and the boys in Santiago will probably want to hand me a subsidy, by way of consolation and reward.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • That’s the only thing I brought here from my palace in Buenos Aires.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • So-called Slonim became Buenos Aires, a town I’d never heard of now stood in for Minsk.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Wondered what people of Buenos Aires and Montevideo thought about that.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • I stayed in radar room and watched, at extreme magnification, while he placed one in estuary between Montevideo and Buenos Aires; Mike could not have been more accurate.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He had already changed a Feingold from Vilna to a De Biedma from Buenos Aires.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • When he entered his father’s office in Buenos Aires, a large room, severe and modern as a laboratory, with photographs of the properties of d’Anconia Copper as sole ornament on its walls-photographs of the greatest mines, ore docks and foundries in the world-he saw, in the place of honor, facing his father’s desk, a photograph of the Cleveland foundry with the new sign above its gate.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Whether it was my fault because I was in the Armed Services and should have therefore prevented the raid, or whether she felt that my mother had made a trip to Buenos Aires because I wasn’t home where I should have been, was not quite clear; she managed to imply both in the same sentence.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • This was the period, of course, after the Bugs had located our home planet, through the Skinnies, and had raided it, destroying Buenos Aires and turning "contact troubles" into all-out war, but before we had built up our forces and before the Skinnies had changed sides and become our co-belligerents and de facto allies.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Most of them showed passages from Shadowhunter history: the Angel rising from the lake with the Mortal Instruments, the Angel passing the Gray Book to Jonathan Shadowhunter, the First Accords, the Battle of Shanghai, the Council of Buenos Aires.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I tell her about how my father, David Singer, found The History of Love in the window of a bookstore in Buenos Aires when he was twenty-two, while traveling alone with a topographical map, a compass, a Swiss Army knife, and a Spanish-Hebrew dictionary.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • I’m flying to Buenos Aires day after tomorrow," he said, uncorking the bottle.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
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