My Father - A socially respected, wealthy, and deeply religious lawyer who beat and raped his wife and children behind closed doors.
Viktor Frankl - A former prisoner at Auschwitz who concludes that there are only two races of people - decent people and indecent people.
Yanomame Indians - A tribe of Indians, many of whom were shot when they tried to protect their land against mining prospectors in Venezuela.
Jim Nollman - A man who has spent a great deal of his life studying the way animals communicate with each other and with humans.
Jeannette Armstrong - A traditional Okanagan Indian who works as an author, teacher, and philosopher.
Jensen - The main character and narrator of this book.
My Mother - This character tries to keep her husband from abusing her children by taking the blows herself.
Semai - This is a tribe of people...
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