Tourist Season Setting & Symbolism

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Brian Keyes' Office

Brian's office is in an old bank building, and the consulate of El Salvador has an office there, so the other tenants are worried about a terrorist attack and have hired security guards to watch the lobby. Unfortunately, the guards are actually professional burglars who steal all the office machinery of the I. B. M. office. Brian's office contains only a phone with an answering machine, an antique desk, and a fifty-gallon salt-water aquarium filled with catfish. He often sleeps there on an old couch in the corner.

The Flamingo Isles

The "Flamingo" is an old motel which rents rooms by the hour, mostly to tourists and hookers. In room 223 Sparky's clothes are found with the legs of his J. C. Penny suit cut off raggedly, and three empty plastic bottles of Coppertone tanning butter with coconut oil. There is also an empty plastic bag...

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