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A Salty Piece of Land Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Lucretia

Cleopatra's schooner. Named for her mother, the ship was a gift from her father on her eighteenth birthday.

Lost Boys

The fishing lodge that Bucky operates. It was supposed to be a refuge for a country singer named Tex Sex.

Punta Margarita

The island where Lost Boys is located. Captain Kirk takes Tully there. Tully meets Bucky, another native of Wyoming, and gets a job as fishing guide.

The Lister's conch

A good-luck totem given to Tully by Johnny Red Dust. It is a small conch shell with two purple bands wrapping around it. It is from the Indian Ocean and it how it arrived in Wyoming is unclear.

Xibalba

The nine-layered netherworld where shamans go to commune with the spirit world.

Cayo Loco

The island where the lighthouse is located.

Highbourne Hill

Cleopatra's childhood home in Key West, Florida.

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