The Grass Harp Setting & Symbolism

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River Woods is the wooded area on the outskirts of town where the China tree sits near a field of tall Indian grass bordering the town cemetery.

The double-trunk China tree near River Woods holds a tree house amid its branches and is the setting for the escape of Dolly, Catherine, Collin, Riley and Judge Cool.

The bakery in the town is owned by Mr. and Mrs. County, a prosperous and sociable couple who provide emotional support to Collin throughout his life.

The barbershop in the town is run by Amos Legrand who manages to keep the gossip and information network functioning.

The Little Homer Honey Wagon is a rundown truck fitted with a tarpaulin so that the vehicle resembles a covered wagon. It is the vehicle in which Sister Ida transports her big brood of little evangelists.

The jail house is a square building in the town next to...

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