Skinny Legs and All Setting & Symbolism

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Colonial Pines, Virginia

Colonial Pines is the fictional, conservative, Bible-Belt hometown of Ellen Cherry Charles, located in East-Central Virginia. It has no downtown, and to Ellen Cherry, no cultural or artistic value.

The Ansonia Hotel

The Ansonia is the New York City hotel where Ellen Cherry and Boomer first move. They live there through an artist friend of Ellen from Seattle.

Ishmael and Isaac's

Referred to as the I and I, Ishmael and Isaac's is the restaurant opened by Spike Cohen (Jew) and Roland Abu Hadee (Arab) across from the U.N. that is supposed to symbolize the possibility of peace in the Middle East. It is firebombed a few weeks after it opens, and the target of protests and bomb threats. Later, it is the site of the Dance of the Seven Veils. The Turkey

The Turkey is an Airstream RV that Boomer Petway customizes to look...

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