24 Hours Setting & Symbolism

Greg Iles
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Scalpel

Karen finds a scalpel in her bathroom while trying to find a way to keep Hickey from raping her. Karen holds the scalpel against Hickey and forces him to call Abby. During a struggle, Karen accidentally slashes open Hickey's thigh.

Cell Phone

All three of the kidnappers have cell phones in order to keep in touch with one another at all times. Abby manages to get Huey's cell phone to call her mother, alerting her parents to its use. Will contacts the owner of the cell phone company and has him track the signal to help find Abby.

Money

Will withdrawals more than three hundred thousand dollars in ransom from the bank, hoping to give the money to Cheryl in order to enlist her help in rescuing Abby and Karen from Hickey.

Insulin

Abby Jennings is a type 1 diabetic, or juvenile diabetic, who requires regular injections of...

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