This thirty-two-year-old attorney is a native of Karaway, Mississippi.
Carl Lee Hailey
This character is a steady worker at a local factory, a devoted husband, and a father of four.
This dissolute, brilliant, and wealthy disbarred lawyer has learned to hate money at a very young age.
Sheriff Ozzie Walls
This person is successful, respected, and the only African-American individual holding such a position in the state.
This perceptive and insightful schoolteacher has a charming spouse.
Harry Rex Vonner
This individual is a local lawyer who serves as the lovable buffoon in the story.
This brilliant, wealthy, twenty-five-year-old third-year law student arrives in the story intending to clerk at no cost.
Judge Omar Noose
This person, while colorful and very different in appearance and temperament, is wise and respected, and has a legislative background.
This person is about...
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