The Drop Setting

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Boston

Boston is the capital city of Massachusetts. It serves as the main setting for the novel "The Drop" by Dennis Lehane. It is where Bob, and the other characters of the novel, live, work, and carry on in the criminal world. It is where the fictional Cousin Marv's Bar is located, and is also where Pen' Park and the Channel are located. Boston's underworld is run by the Umaraov family, an Eastern European-bred crime syndicate. The city itself, especially the areas where the characters live and work - East Buckingham, the Flats, and so on - are populated by a mix of people and ethnicities, ranging from Irish to Puerto Rican.

Cousin Marv's

Cousin Marv's is a fictional bar in the Flats section of Boston, run by Cousin Marv, but truly owned by the Umarov crime syndicate. The bar serves food and alcohol, and is a hit with...

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