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Tortilla Flat is narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator, who describes the characters with a tone both playful and admiring.
Tortilla Flat is narrated in the past tense.
Tortilla Flat is named for the neighborhood where the novel takes place. According to the preface, Tortilla Flat "isn't a flat at all." Rather, it is "the uphill district above the town of Monterey," a fishing and canning community on the coast of California.
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