What is Barracoon?
a place of temporary confinement for slaves or convicts
"All the way up until 1986, my
barracoonplayed home to a coffleof twelve: 3 quadroons, 3 octoroons, 2 pickanninies, 2 Mexicans, a mulatto, a chink, and a roan-colored Albanian hobo named Noodles. And I'll be goddammned if those weren't the best days of my life."