Jayber Crow: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

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Port William

Port William is a very small town on a river in a rich agricultural area of Kentucky. The town has been through several states of brief and minimal growth over time when Jayber Crow arrives as its new barber. Port William is home to a small general store, a barber shop and a public school, and is populated primarily by farmers tending various sized operations in the area. Jayber Crow spends his adulthood in Port William as its only barber, and a great deal of his story involves the people of the Port William community. Port William is so small it is referred to as a "membership."

Port William Barber Shop

The barber shop that Jayber Crow buys in Port William is a simple two-story building. His living quarters are on the top floor and he carries out his business of barbering on the bottom. The...

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