Pale Horse, Pale Rider: Three Short Novels Setting & Symbolism

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Miss Lucy, appears in Old Mortality, Part Two

Miss Lucy is Miranda's Uncle Gabriel's horse. Miss Lucy wins a race at hundred-to-one odds, winning a lot of money for Uncle Gabriel.

Kentucky, appears in Old Mortality

Growing up in Kentucky, Miranda is taught to have Southern pride and to love horse racing.

Convent of the Child Jesus, appears in Old Mortality

Miranda hates having to go to her boring school in New Orleans where she is safely watched over by nuns.

The Thompson Farm, appears in Noon Wine

The Thompson family has a small farm in south Texas where they keep dairy cows. It is neglected and run-down until Mr. Helton starts fixing everything up.

Noon Wine, appears in Noon Wine

Mr. Helton plays a Scandinavian drinking song about using up all of one's liquor in the morning, so that none is left by noon. It refers to...

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