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The 42nd Parallel Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Orchard Street

Orchard Street was the site of the birthplace of Fainy McCreary in Middleton, Connecticut

Chicago

Chicago is in Illinois where Fainy's family moved after his mother's death.

Michigan

Michigan is a midwestern state where Fainy goes to sell books.

Canada

Canada is the country to the north of the United States, where Mac and Ike spend time working and traveling.

San Francisco

San Francisco is a city in Northern California where Mac is when the earthquake occurs.

Goldfield, Nevada

Goldfield, Nevada, is the site of mine and where Mac goes to work on a newspaper for the labor movement.

San Diego

San Diego is a city in Southern California where Maisie and Mac go after they are married.

Juarez, Mexico

Juarez is a Mexican city across from El Paso where Mac goes after splitting with Maisie.

Washington, D.C.

The Georgetown section of the nation's capitol...

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