My Mother Was Nuts Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Mother Was Nuts.
This section contains 366 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Mother Was Nuts Study Guide

The Bronx

Penny Marshall was born in the New York borough of the Bronx. She lived there with her parents, older brother and older sister and grandparents until she left for college.

The Great Concourse

The Great Concourse was the large busy street that Penny had to cross to go to school and to get to all the cool places like the bowling alley, department store, the pizza parlor and her favorite hangout, the Parkway.

New York City

Even though Penny lived in Los Angeles, she always considered her home to be New York City. She bought an apartment for herself and one for her daughter in New York while they maintained homes in Los Angeles.

University of New Mexico

After graduating from high school, Penny decided to go to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She met her first husband at the school.

Los Angeles

After...

(read more)

This section contains 366 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Mother Was Nuts Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
My Mother Was Nuts from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook