A Coin in Nine Hands Setting & Symbolism

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Bocca d'Arno Beach

This is the summer camp that Lina attends as a child.

Tuscany

This is the Italian countryside where Paolo Farina lives and has his house built to share with Angiola.

A Ten-Lira Silver Piece

The ten lira coin, is the one object that connects every character throughout the story.

The Corso

This is a central plaza in town where there are shops.

Gemara

This is the place where Rosalia di Credo was brought up with her sister. Generations prior, it had been a lovely place, but Rosalia's father, Ruggero, let it go to waste. Paolo Lovisi agrees to help make mortgage payments on it when he marries Angiola, but when she leaves, he ceases the payments. He notifies Rosalia that the property will be sold at public auction.

Mondo Theatre

The Mondo Theatre is where Alessandro tells Marcella he will be waiting for her while...

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