Even As We Breathe Setting

Annette Saunooke
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Grove Park Inn and Resort

Grove Park Inn and Resort is where foreigners are being detained during World War II and where Cowney and Essie take summer jobs. The facility is still basically being run as if it is a tourist destination rather than a prison camp with the exception of barbed wire fences, warning signs, and military guards. Cowney describes his first look at the interior, which is still beautiful. There is a dining hall separate from the main building and Cowney notices that they are eating well though most Americans are coping with harsh rationing because of the war.

Room 447

Room 447 is a room in the resort that Essie finds on her first day of work. She and Cowney soon claim the room as their own private place. The room is not set up like a typical room with a bed, but it has chairs, books, a...

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