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.
David Alexander - This eighteen-year-old plays the piano in the church, but wants to be a jazz musician.
Luke Alexander - This estranged family member collapses from an illness.
Margaret Alexander - This character, a pastor of a church, takes a brief trip to a Philadelphia church.
Brother Boxer - This church elder drives a liquor delivery truck.
Sister Boxer - This church elder is upset with the pastor for insinuating that the elder's spouse is doing something sinful.
Ida Jackson - This character asks the church for help with a...
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