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.
Virgil Blessing - This character functions as a father figure and has never been married.
Carl - This character is the bus driver.
Cherie - This character claims to have been abducted.
Bo Decker - This character is a cowboy from Montana. He is twenty-one.
Elma Duckworth - A local high school student, this character works at the diner as a waitress.
Grace - This character works in the diner. She is in her late thirties or early forties and lives alone above the diner.
Dr. Gerald Lyman - This character...
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