This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Joe Leaphorn - This character has recently lost his wife, is resigning from his job with the Navajo Tribal Police, but agrees to take one more case.
Jim Chee - This character is an officer of the Navajo Tribal Police studying to be a hatathali, a Navajo singer of curing ceremonies.
Randall Elliot - This character is from a wealthy and privileged background, attended Princeton and Harvard, and was in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
Harrison Houk - This character is well-known in the Four Corners region and is a...
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