Then We Came to the End Setting

Joshua Ferris
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Chicago

The story is set in Chicago, Illinois, a center for commerce and home to many large ad agencies. The characters live in the area, some in downtown townhouses, some in outlying suburbs and some in the less coveted South Side.

The Agency

The agency is set in a skyscraper on Chicago's Magnificant Mile. The agency is housed on 3 floors of the building with windowed offices around the perimeter and cubicles in the center. Print stations and a coffee bar are also part of the layout.

McDonald's

Janine goes to McDonald's on her lunch break and sits in a pool of plastic balls at the Play Place. Some of her co-workers go to gawk at her every day but are called out for their bad manners and apologize to Janine who says she goes to the Play Place every day because it was somewhere she used to go with...

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