Objects & Places from Barrio Boy

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Object Descriptions

Jalcocotbn - This village is located in the mountains of the Sierra Madre de Nayarit and reachable by way of only steep, rocky trails. Much of Part One of the story deals with describing the main physical and cultural aspects of this location.

Tepic - This is the first resting stop for some of the characters in their extended journey that eventually leads them to Sacramento. This location is a bigger city, and the problems of working and saving money become clear.

Acaponeta - This is a small, close community. At first, this is a peaceful resting place, but eventually the activities of war follow some to this place, and the safe atmosphere disappears when gunfire and shootings occur nearby.

The Train - This object plays many roles in the story. It is a source of employment and the vehicle that takes the family, figuratively and literally...

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