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.
The Whole Sick Crew - This is a group of disaffected youth living in New York City who spend their time in bars.
Norfolk, Virginia - This is a seaport and the location of a naval base where Benny Profane is at the beginning of the novel.
Vheissu - This is a possibly mythical or real place that Captain Hugh Godolphin claims to have visited.
Sailor's Grave - This is a tavern owned by Mrs. Boffo in Norfolk, Virginia.
Malta - This is an island country where Paola is from and...
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