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Angle of Repose Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Milton

Milton is Susan Ward's rustic family home in upstate New York.

Grass Valley

Grass Valley is the small rural town in California where Lyman Ward lives in his grandparents' home, the Zodiac Cottage.

New Almaden

New Almaden is the location of the mercury mine in the Santa Clara Valley near San Jose, where Susan and Oliver Ward have their first home.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the sunny central California beach community where the Wards live briefly, and where one of their dreams for a large mansion dies.

Leadville

Leadville is the remote mining town in Colorado where Oliver Ward works until he quits in protest of high-handed management practices.

Michoacan

Michoacan is the charming Mexican village where the Wards live briefly as Oliver does survey work.

Boise Canyon

Boise Canyon is the rugged location where Oliver and Susan Ward live while Oliver struggles to launch the...

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