Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book Setting & Symbolism

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Golden Gate Bridge

Wittman thinks that the Golden Gate Bridge is the perfect bridge, a symbol of all that is good about America. He takes the bus to Oakland, traveling on the tunnel-like lower level of the Bridge, where Judy Louis transforms into a blue boar.

Golden Gate Park

Wittman walks through Golden Gate Park to catch the bus. The park in the 1960s was a Mecca of sorts for all types of hippies and counter-culture types, where drugs were bought and sold, and anti-war demonstrations staged. On one visit, Wittman, dressed in a Brooks Brothers three-piece suit for work, is urged to look through an empty toilet paper roll by a hippie, who is probably stoned on LSD. When Wittman complies, the hippie calls Wittman a "hippie-dippie."

Sacramento

Wittman and Tasa travel to his hometown of Sacramento, partly because he wants to introduce his new wife to...

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