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.
Manhattan - This is the island of New York City where most of the characters live and where the major action takes place.
Westchester - This is a suburban county in New York, north of Manhattan, where Paul and Kathryn Hobbes met while living there with their families.
Spanish Harlem - This is a predominantly Latino neighborhood where Bianca and Agatson both live.
New Jersey Wharf - This area is across the river from Manhattan, where the friends go to drink after Agatson's death toward the end of the novel.
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