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.
Ithaca, California - This is the small town where the action of the narrative takes place, the idealized home for many of the characters, particularly Marcus and Tobey.
The Telegraph Office - This is where Homer, Grogan and Spangler work is the setting for many of the novel's key scenes.
The Macaulay Home - This is the warm, inviting house where Homer, Ulysses, and the rest of the the family lives.
World War II - The death and destruction of this conflict is a looming, constant presence in the background of...
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