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.
Morris Bober - This character is a long-suffering, 60-year-old Jewish grocer with a rundown store in a mostly non-Jewish neighborhood.
Ida Bober - This character is a Jewish wife who is beginning to feel her age.
Helen Bober - This character feels obligated to help his or her parents with their store, but also deeply desires to attend college and reads a great deal.
Nat Pearl - This character is a second-year law student who comes from a good family.
Sam Pearl - This character owns the candy shop across from...
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