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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Setting & Symbolism

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Raleigh, North Carolina

This is where Pearl grew up.

Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland

This is where Beck and Pearl happened to be living when Beck leaves her to move on to his next job. Pearl remains in the same house for the rest of her life, first raising her children, and then sharing the home with her son Ezra. After renting the place for years, Cody buys the house for her.

Sweeney Bros. Grocery and Fine Produce

This is the neighborhood store where Pearl takes a job working the cash register after Beck leaves her. Cody says the neighborhood refers to her as “the Sweeney Meanie” because she is not a pleasant or easy-going cashier. She works there until her blindness makes it impossible to continue.

Tanner Corporation

This is where Beck works as a salesman for his entire life, never seeming to get ahead. Cody is eventually...

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