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Elbow Room Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Brown and Barlow's Project Gratis

In "Problems of Art," Project Gratis is a Los Angeles law firm that assigns attorney Corliss Milford to defend Mrs. Farragot during her license suspension hearing over a recent DUI after she insists on white representation for two weeks.

Dillingham Automotives, Inc.

In "The Story of a Dead Man," Dillingham Automotives, Inc., is the Atlanta-based, white-owned company that employs Billy Renfro to track down blacks who default on their car loans. No white man will take the job and Dillingham wants someone with a reputation for ruthlessness to strike fear in often-violent deadbeats, and Billy has been convicted of murder and only recently had his life sentence paroled. The work takes Billy as far as New York California, Detroit, and Baton Rouge, and places him in several life-threatening situations.

The Germans

In "Just Enough for the City,"...

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