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Key locations in the novel
THE COCOA COAST OF BAHIA, BRAZIL (A fictional town called Penedo, geographically placed on the site of the existing municipality of Maraú on the Cocoa Coast. 
ANNAPOLIS ON THE CHESAPEAKE
RIO DE JANEIRO -- A CIDADE MARAVILHOSA 
PRAINHA COVE -- HOME OF THE OASIS BAR MITZVAH CANTINA
HANG GLIDING ABOVE PEPINO BEACH IN SÃO CONRADO (Landing zone on the beach in the lower right hand corner. In 1976, there were far fewer apartment buildings)
FAVELA DO VIDIGAL, HIGH ABOVE THE SHERATON HOTEL
HOUSATONIC RIVER, CONNECTICUT. HOME TO THE KENT SCHOOL BOAT CLUB