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Island

Lou swims to the island. It is there that she meets Cesar and learns to dive. Years later Lou returns to the island with her sister Sally and reconnects with Cesar.

El Paso/Juarez

El Paso/Juarez is where the story “Tiger Bites” takes place. The young girl in the story is pregnant and needs to travel from El Paso, Texas to Juarez, Mexico, to get an abortion. She changes her mind and returns to El Paso to have her baby.

Albuqureque

Albuquerque is the setting for the stories “Angel’s Laundromat,” “Melina,” and “Carmen.” It is where Lou meets the Old Indian and where she learns that Melina is the nude sunbather her husband saw. It is where she returned after a drug deal went bad while she was pregnant, respectively.

Mexico City

Mexico City is where Sally (Lou's sister) lives while she is dying of cancer...

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