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A Piece of the World: A Novel Setting

Christina Baker Kline
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The House

For her entire life, Christina lives in the same house on her family’s farm in Cushing, Maine. The house and farm were originally established by members of the Hawthorne family who fled Salem, Massachusetts in order to escape the reputation of John Hathorn, chief prosecutor in the Salem with trials. The house and farm eventually become the property of Christina’s father when he marries a woman of the Hawthorne lineage. Christina is born on the farm, and she often longs to leave, but her parents insist that she stay and help with household chores. Thus, Christina resides in that house for her entire life and learns to be content with that.

Cushing, Maine

Cushing is a small town in Maine. It is home to the Olson’s and their farm. Cushing is rather small and rural, but it gains notoriety after painter Andrew Wyeth begins...

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