Objects & Places from Tropic of Orange: A Novel

Karen Tei Yamashita
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This port city is a popular tourist destination and the closest city to the property owned by Gabriel Balboa.

Tropic of Cancer

This marks the path of the sun.

Summer Solstice

This is the longest day of the year and is when the novel begins.

Harbor Freeway

This is in California and is plagued by fires.


This is where Bobby must go to negotiate the release of his cousin.

Manzanar War Relocation Center

This was one of several camps where Japanese-Americans were detained during World War II.

Pacific Rim Auditorium

This is where El Gran Mojado's wrestling match takes place.


This is one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. It is where Bobby Ngu lives.

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

This is where Arcangel's opponent in the wrestling match gets his name.

Pershing Square

This is where Gabriel and Buzzworm interview...

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