This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Low Point/New Waterford - This is the small town on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, where James and Materia are first married.
New York City, New York - This is where Kathleen goes to study voice when she is eighteen years old; it also symbolizes success for the Piper family.
Number 12 Colliery - This is the main coal mine on Cape Breton Island where James goes to work as a scab.
Empire Theatre - This is the movie theater where Materia gets a job as an accompanist.
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