Live by Night: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

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South Boston

South Boston is where Joe, Dion, and Paolo hold up a poker game at the start of the novel. The players turn out to be Albert White's men, which creates a big problem for the robbers.

Hotel Statler

The Hotel Statler is a luxurious hotel in Boston that has a grand opening attended by celebrities, dignitaries, and underworld figures. Joe goes there to try to retrieve Emma, who is at the function with Albert White.

Charlestown Penitentiary

Charlestown Penitentiary is a harsh Massachusetts prison where Joe spends two years after being convicted of robbery. He meets Maso there, and his career in big-time crime is launched.

Ybor City

Ybor City is the town in southern Florida where Joe goes after prison to set up a rum-running business during Prohibition.

Port of Tampa

The Port of Tampa is where the tunnels begin that lead to locations within...

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