About Grace Setting

Anthony Doerr
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Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska, is where the novel begins and ends. Anchorage is a major city in Alaska, and is where David lives and works as a weather forecaster. Mild summers and cold winters re typical. Anchorage is also where Sandy and Herman live and work, and where David and Sandy begin an affair before leaving Anchorage for Ohio. After David leaves Sandy, Sandy and Grace return to Anchorage, where they come to live until Sandy’s death. David returns to Anchorage to make peace with Grace, and to apologize to Herman. It is in Anchorage that David also meets his grandson for the first time, and in Anchorage that he earns Grace’s forgiveness as the novel comes to an end.

St. Vincent

St. Vincent is an island in the Caribbean where David flees from Ohio after his dream. It is from St. Vincent that David travels to Cleveland...

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