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In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash Setting & Symbolism

Jean Shepherd
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Hohman, Indianaappears in collection

Hohman is a quaint Midwestern mill town located in the extreme Northwestern corner of the state of Indiana. Ralph, Flick, and the majority of the characters are from Hohman. Many of the stories take place there.

Flick's Tavernappears in collection

Flick's Tavern is run by Flick the Friendly Bartender, Ralph's childhood friend. As an adult, Ralph goes to the tavern to visit Flick, and the two men wax nostalgic about old times. Several humorous signs adorn the quaint old building, including the sign from which the book's title is derived. Ralph also admires the old-fashioned jukebox as an example of true Pop Art. Flick's Tavern is a common setting throughout the book.

Red Ryder BB Gunappears in collection

In Chapter 2, "Duel in the Snow, or Red Ryder Nails the Cleveland Street Kid," the Red Ryder BB gun is Ralph's true heart's desire. He receives...

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