Page 405. " After that, look out Yukon! "

Yukon is a territory of northwest Canada, bordering Alaska. The 2006 Canadian census showed that a population of 30,372 lives there.

Public DomainYukon - Credit: Luigi Zanasi

Page 419. " Steeply himself had a small and unregistered Taurus PT9 taped to his shaved inner thigh "
Taurus PT9
GNU Free Documentation LicenseTaurus PT9

The Taurus PT9 is a semi-automatic hand pistol, and just so happens to be the standard sidearm of the Brazilian army.