This is a pet name that Lola uses for Oscar and that she wants to put on his tombstone.
This is the dictator in the Dominican Republican from 1930 until 1961 and represents cruel power.
The Part in Lola and La Inca’s Hair
This is a ragged, lightning shape in the hair of two family members.
This is the name of the villa where Beli's parents lived.
Bottles of Cisco
This is what Oscar drinks before he tries to kill himself by jumping off a train bridge.
This is something that both Beli and Oscar see after being beaten.
Man With No Face
This symbolic person is seen in dreams and hallucinations throughout the novel and seems to be an omen of bad fortune.
Two Thousand Dollars
Lola receives this in exchange for having sex; she plans to run away with it, but...
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