The Book of Unknown Americans Setting

Cristina Henríquez
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Redwood Apartments

The Redwood Apartments are a series of apartments at a converted auto-body shop in Wilmington, Delaware, owned and operated by landlord Fito. They are small, grungy apartments, and leave much to be desired. Nevertheless, they are cheap enough to afford, and clean enough to make do. They are pale and colorless, and considered lifeless by Alma, though she endeavors to clean as best she can, and bring as much life into her apartment as possible. The Redwood Apartments serve as a home to nearly all the characters in the novel, from the Riveras and the Toros to Quisqueya and Micho. Alma and her family take an apartment at Redwood because it is close enough both to Evers School for Maribel, and close enough to Arturo’s work in Pennsylvania to make a commute possible.

Wilmington

Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware, and is where the Rivera...

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