Carlos - Also called Allos by his family and friends in the Philippines, he is the main character of the book.
The Father - This character is a typical hardworking Filipino peasant who owns four hectares of land that supports the family until he starts to sell it to a moneylender in order to pay for school expenses.
Autilia Sampayan - This character lives in town while her husband works and lives on the farm.
Leon - This is the oldest son who is fighting a war in Europe when a baby is born.
Amado - This is the youngest brother who lives in town with the mother and sister and attends grade school.
Luciano - This is the second oldest brother who serves three years in the Philippine Scouts division of the United States Army and is diagnosed with tuberculosis in the Scouts.
Macario - This...
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