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.
Durwood Clegg - A friend of Maggie's from high school. He sings with Maggie at the funeral.
Ben Gabriel - This character lives at a nursing home. He is close with Maggie.
Serena Gill - This character has been friends with Maggie since childhood. Her husband has just died, and to cope with the misery of losing him she does outlandish things at his funeral. Maggie has been a good friend to this character for a long time.
Lamont - A responsible and kind young man who watches after his uncle.
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