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Old 10-02-2016, 10:22 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Offhand I'd say:

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil/John Berendt (Savannah)
Gone With The Wind/Margaret Mitchell (Atlanta)
Tales of the City/Armistead Maupin (San Francisco)
East of Eden, Cannery Row/John Steinbeck (Monterrey/Salinas, CA)
The Mitford Series/Jan Karon (Blowing Rock, NC)
The Prince of Tides, South of Broad, The Great Santini/Pat Conroy (Charleston/Beaufort, SC)
Beloved Invader/Eugenia Price (St. Simons Island, GA)
Shoeless Joe (Field of Dreams)/W.P. Kinsella (Iowa City, IA)

Any others come to mind?
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Old 10-02-2016, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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The Awakening/Chopin (New Orleans & Grand Isle, LA)
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Old 10-02-2016, 11:03 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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The Awakening/Chopin (New Orleans & Grand Isle, LA)
Yes! I love that book.
And I guess we're overlooking the obvious by not mentioning Anne Rice.
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Old 10-02-2016, 11:32 AM
 
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No list is complete without Confederacy of Dunces.
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Old 10-02-2016, 12:47 PM
 
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charleston and pat conroys novels
san francisco subterraneans Jack Kerouac
The Bridges of Madison County Iowa
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Old 10-02-2016, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, formerly DC and Phila
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Bridges of Madison County (Madison County, Iowa)
Little House on the Prairie (various parts of Midwest, Great Plains)
Anne of Green Gables (Prince Edward Island, CN)
Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Tarrytown, New York)
Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Hannibal, Missouri, Mississippi River)
Wizard of Oz (Kansas)
Make Way for Ducklings (Boston)
Blueberries for Sal (Maine)
Madeline (Paris)
Into The Wild (Denali National Park, Alaska)
Amityville Horror (Amityville, New York)
Misty of Chincoteague (Chincoteague Island, Virginia)
Eloise, Cricket in Times Square and probably many others (NYC)
Hemingway Novels (Key West)

ETA: Margaret Truman Mysteries (Washington, DC)

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Old 10-02-2016, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Seattle, WA
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The Great Gatsby/F. Scott Fitzgerald (The novel describes mansions along the Great Neck and Port Washington peninsulas on Long Island, lovely descriptions of Manhattan, and depressing descriptions of Flushing.)

My City-Data account name derives from this novel as well!
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Old 10-02-2016, 01:47 PM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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Salem, Mass - House of Seven Gables
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Old 10-02-2016, 02:06 PM
 
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I visited Limerick just Because Of Angela' s Ashes.
Midnight in the garden of good and evil came to mind when I 1st visited Savannah.

No particular book, but stories of Marie Laveau and other dark characters such as Madame Delphine Lalaurie prompted me to visit their houses in New Orleans.
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Old 10-02-2016, 04:34 PM
 
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Forks Washington - Twilight
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