The mystery Oedipa spends the entire novel trying to understand.
Oedipa's home town in Central California.
A town in the greater Los Angeles area which embodies all that is bad about modern life.
Echo Courts Motel
A tawdry roadside establishment that serves as Oedipa's base for action during her quest.
A movie in which Metzger supposedly starred as a child actor.
A bar that is a hangout for disaffected electronics workers.
Peter Pinguid Society
A secret organization.
An independent secret postal delivery system.
A housing development with the usual grid of identical homes.
Lago de Pieta
The lake in Italy where a company of American GIs supposedly died during World War II.
A mammoth corporation.
The Nefastis Machine
An invention that purports to prove the existence of Maxwell's Demon.
The Greek Way
A gay bar in...
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