The End of Your Life Book Club Setting & Symbolism

Will Schwalbe
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Books

Will and his mother are constantly exchanging books with one another. Will is in publishing, and his mother is developing a library in Afghanistan.

Medications

Medications relating to Mary Ann's cancer are commonly mentioned throughout the entire course of the novel.

Thank You Cards

Thank You Cards are a lesson Mary Ann spends years trying to impress upon Will, and he finally understands their purpose when she becomes sick.

Presents

As many of the scenes of the book take place during birthdays or holidays, presents are commonly exchanged, especially from Mary Ann to her grandchildren.

Pottery

Mary Ann grows very interested in pottery as she nears death, and much more of it is found in her house during her final days.

Florida

Will's parents both enjoy Florida very much, and spend a lot of time there.

Frankfurt

Will first learns of his mother's illness while he is...

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