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 the Bober grocery. In addition to the income from the store, this character is a bookie, making enough money from the betting to support his son in law school.
Julius Karp - This character owns the liquor store on the same street as Morris Bober's grocery store.
Louis Karp - This character is the young, easy-going...
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