Freedom is set in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Franzen is a native of a St. Louis suburb.
“In Missouri we have many advantages over Alabama,” says an editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The personable lead character now runs a soul food restaurant with her son in St. Louis.
Many of us have watched in horror at the events as they have transpired in this suburb of St. Louis.
What got leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 22?
Every increment in the St. Louis traffic, moreover, was surely theirs for ever.
The next day we went on board of a fine steamer bound to St. Louis.
Ah, them 's real chaps,—the true 'tin jackets,' as we used to say at St. Louis!
Yet I am sure there is not as much smoke in St. Louis now as there used to be.
No wonder then that the St. Louis Hotel could say when it was new, that it had the finest ballrooms in the world.
The largest city in Missouri.
Note: Known as the “Gateway to the West” because of its importance as a staging area for wagon trains in the nineteenth century. The Gateway Arch, made of steel and several hundred feet high, stands in St. Louis in commemoration of this fact.