How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Halfie) Setting

Junot Díaz
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Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson is a city in New Jersey with a population of about 150,000 people. It is located about 20 miles northwest of New York City. Paterson is the city of residence for Yunior and his family. They moved there after immigrating to the United States from the Dominican Republic. Yunior and his family live in a low-rent apartment in Paterson, and all of the action described in the story takes place in the Paterson neighborhood where Yunior and his family reside.

Yunior's Apartment

Yunior and his family reside in a small, low-rent apartment in Paterson, New Jersey. The neighborhood in which the apartment is located is called the Terrace. The action of the story begins after Yunior's mother and brother have left the apartment, leaving him alone there. Before his date arrives, he hides various objects in the apartment that are representative of his family's relative poverty and...

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