Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-Gazer Character Descriptions

Sena Jeter Naslund
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Una Spenser

This character was born in Kentucky.

Kit Sparrow

This character is a sailor who was born on Nantucket.


This character is a sea captain and the husband of Una.

Charlotte Hussey

This character lives in Nantucket and is an old girlfriend of Kit's.


This character is the daughter of Aunt Agatha and Uncle Jonathan.

Austin Lord

This character is the judge who lives across the street from Ahab's house.

Bertha Spenser

This character is the wife of Ulysses and the mother of Una.

Mary Starbuck

Mary Starbuck is the wife of one of Ahab's crew members. She becomes a good friend of Una's after Ahab loses his leg, and suggests that Una and Justice move to Siasconset in the house next door to her. They mourn the loss of their husbands together. Mary eventually marries Isaac and moves to the Sankaty lighthouse.



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