The Quiet Game Setting & Symbolism

Greg Iles
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Natchez

Natchez, Mississippi is where Penn Cage is born and raised. After the death of his wife, Penn and his daughter Annie return to Natchez to be near his family.

Biscuit and Blues

The restaurant in Natchez owned by a friend of Penn Cage. Jenny Doe, the daughter of Olivia Marston works at the restaurant as a waitress.

Triton Battery

The battery plant where Del Payton worked and was murdered thirty years ago in a supposed racial killing.

Parchman Prison

The prison in Mississippi where Ray Presley served time for a drug charge.

The Pilgrimage

In the 1930's, women began opening their homes for tours annually, providing much needed funds to the area after the cotton crops were destroyed by the boll weevil.

Mammy's Cupboard

A restaurant built in the shape of a Negro mammy such as the characters in GONE WITH THE WIND. The restaurant is under...

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