My Name Is Lucy Barton Setting

Elizabeth Strout
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The Hospital

Most of the first half of the book is set at the hospital where Lucy spent 9 weeks with an unexplained illness.

Childhood Home

Most of the reflection that Lucy offers in the first part of the book, and throughout the last part, happens in her childhood home. This is where most of her pain, and her joy, comes from.

The School

School was a refuge for Lucy because it was warm, there were books to read to escape from her own reality, and Mr. Haley, her favorite teacher encouraged her.

Bookstore

Many of Lucy's life-altering, course correcting moments have happened in a bookstore. This is where she initially mets Sarah Payne.

New York

Lucy likes New York because of all the people. Living there she doesn't feel alone.

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