Pimp: The Story of My Life Setting & Symbolism

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711 Club

A small-time underground bar in Milwaukee, Slim meets Runt in the 711 Club and immediately moves with her to Chicago to make more money.

Roost

Chicago's version of the 711 Club, Slim encounters Sweet Jones for the first time here. It is a central spot for all hustlers, pimps and con men in the city

Haven

The breakfast diner across the street from the hotel Runt and Slim stay at. They frequently order breakfast from here and Runt likes to take breaks here, and this is also the place she eventually meets Ophelia, who will become Slim's second whore.

Entasis

The euphemism Melody uses for his penis. Slim will use this euphemism later for other hidden, mysterious things he is not confident about.

Mood Indigo

The music Runt frequently listens to by Billie Holiday. She sings along with Lady Day, who laments having a bad man she is in...

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