The Wrong Case: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

James Crumley
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Shotgun

Milo still owns the shotgun with which his father shot himself when Milo was only ten.

Shuffleboard and Jukebox

There is a shuffleboard game and a jukebox in one corner of Mahoney's bar. Pierre, a drunk, sits beside them and waits for someone to use them, then becomes angry and often attacks the unsuspecting customer.

Office Bottle

Milo keeps a bottle of alcohol in his office for those moments when business becomes too tense or he does not feel like walking down the block to Mahoney's.

Office Safe

Milo has a safe in his office that once belonged to his grandfather and is an antique.

Overcoat

Simon buys the overcoat that once belonged to Milo's father from a charity shop. Once Milo attempted to buy up all of his father's clothing that his mother donated to charity, but stopped when he realized it would not bring his...

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