Run (Ann Patchett) Setting

Ann Patchett
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The Department of Ichthyology

The Department of Ichthyology consists of six rooms located beneath the Museum of Comparative Zoology in Boston. The cells are brick-walled, and each consists of a maze of metal shelves upon which are stacked jars of fishes from the floor to the ceiling. Altogether the Department contains 1.3 million dead fishes suspended in alcohol. Some fish have been recently discovered, while some were discovered as far back as the 1700s.

Union Park Street

Union Park Street is where the Doyles live. When Kenya arrives the night of the accident the street is “a snow globe” (80). The street is clean, with the snow being quickly whisked away in the winter and the streets being scrubbed down by the street sweeper in the summer. The houses have tiny patches of lawn. In the center of the street is a little park the perimeter of which is designated with...

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