The town to which Del eventually moves and where she resides with her mother for much of the novel. It is one of the two key locations in the story. It is the place where Ada feels most at home and the place where, from the beginning of the novel, she aspires to live.
At the beginning of the novel, Del lives here on the outskirts of town.
This is Del's safe place, where she finds comfort, knowledge and in a sense, her truest friends.
Del and Naomi write the names of their schoolroom rivals on the door of this building in an act of defiance toward the type of girl who would never have been found there.
At the beginning of the novel, Del describes this place as another world, with different rules and different priorities.
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