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City of God Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Stolen Cross

A thief takes a large metal cross that has very little resale value, and it later turns up on the roof of a progressive synagogue. Pem takes this as a sign from God. The theft of the cross sparks his interest in Judaism and leads him to recover the hidden ghetto diary.

Everett's Notebook

Everett's notebook contains the entire novel City of God, which takes the form of many short poems and prose passages on various topics.

New York City

New York is the beloved home of Everett. He enjoys walking through its streets and viewing the architecture and mix of people. Pem and Everett think of New York as a city of god, an environment of peace and happiness.

The Garrison Cap

"Yehoshua" receives this cap, which has a yellow band that matches the star on his jacket. The cap marks him as a...

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