A Land More Kind Than Home Setting

Wiley Cash
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Madison County, North Carolina

Madison County is the county in which the story takes place. It is located in North Carolina, and while having characteristics similar to other counties in the state, has a different type of population. This is elaborated on by Sheriff Clem Barefield who states that the street names in Madison are often strange, often referencing other planets. He also talks about their religious fanaticism, as a people that wants something to believe in. This leads them to be more open to Carson Chambliss and his methods, even though he is an outsider. It's an area that has a history of hostility towards outsiders, as Adelaide references a time when a man was killed more or less for being an outsider. The setting is that of small town middle America, full of farmhouses, farmland and some forests. It is also an area that has experienced little...

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