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Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families Setting & Symbolism

J. Anthony Lukas
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Objects/Places

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is the location of Harvard University. It is a suburb of Boston.

Roxbury

Roxbury is a slum area in the inner city of Boston.

Charlestown

Charlestown is an area of Boston where the Bunker Hill housing project is located.

Lexington

Lexington is a Boston suburb where Colin Diver grew up.

The South End

The South End is a Boston neighborhood located near the downtown area.

Brighton

Brighton is a northwest area of Boston located near the city line.

The Back Bay

The Back Bay is an area of Boston located along the Charles River, directly across from Cambridge.

Washington DC

Washington DC is the nation's capitol and the site of a rally that Alice attended.

Dorchester

Dorchester is an area of Boston located southeast of Roxbury.

Newton Corner

Newton Corner is a Boston suburb located near Cambridge.

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