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.
Rick Bragg - This person grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who, against the odds, rose from a humble birth to a poor family in Piedmont, Alabama to regional correspondent for the New York Times for the Southeastern United States.
Margaret Bragg - This person grew up poor, married badly, but managed to raise three children alone.
Charles Bragg - This person became neglectful and an alcoholic who eventually abandoned the family.
Mark Bragg - This person became an alcoholic who spent much time in jail.
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