Horseman, Pass By Setting & Symbolism

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Granddad's Ranch

Granddad has a large cattle ranch in rural Texas, where the family lives.

Thalia

Thalia is the nearest town, ten miles away. The only time of year that there is any excitement there is when the rodeo comes to town.

Fort Worth

Fort Worth is the only city that Lonnie has ever been to. He thinks of it as the most exciting place ever.

Hoof-and-Mouth Disease

Hoof-and-mouth disease is an extremely contagious disease that usually affects farm animals, primarily cattle. Although it is not always deadly, it is so contagious that if the disease occurs to one head of the herd they must all be slaughtered to protect other animals within a fifty-mile radius.

Halmea's House

Halmea lives in a small, one-room house on the ranch, until Hud attacks her there.

Chinese Checkers

Called "marble checkers" in the book, this is a game similar to checkers...

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