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.
Jefferson, Mississippi - The hometown of Lucius Priest, Boon Hogganbeck, and Ned McCaslin, it symbolizes the rural South during the early 20th century.
The Livery - As the primary place of employment for many in the Priest and McCaslin family, it is the location where Ned learned his skills with horses, as well as where Lucius learned to ride.
Hell Creek Bottom - A swampy riverbed, kept moist by a local farmer to trap travelers. The farmer requires travelers to pay his mule plow to pull their vehicles from the muddy swamp. Ned,...
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