Page 254. " when my sister watched Masterpiece Theatre "

Masterpiece Theatre (later just Masterpiece) was a television series produced by WGBH Boston. It brought together an anthology of TV drama, including many acclaimed British productions such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Jeeves and Wooster, and I, Claudius.

Page 260. " 'Adagio for Strings,' he said. "
Portrait of Samuel Barber, 1944, by Carl Van Vechten (1880–1964)
Public DomainPortrait of Samuel Barber, 1944, by Carl Van Vechten (1880–1964) - Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Van Vechten Collection

Adagio for Strings is the most popular work by American composer Samuel Barber (1910–1981). It comes from the second movement of his String Quartet.

Listen on Spotify:  Samuel Barber – Adagio For Strings

 

     

Page 263. " She paid for her ticket and boarded a flight that would connect to another in Chicago and finally land her in Philadelphia. "

Abigail Salmon's route from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Public DomainAbigail Salmon's route from San Francisco to Philadelphia