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.
Oleg Filimonovich Kostoglotov - This character is a citizen of the Soviet Union in the 1950s. He recently spent eight years in prison camps because of Article 58, a law that gave the Soviets considerable leeway in sending unwanted people to Siberia for extended times.
Pavel Nikolayevich Rusanov - This character is a personnel records specialist in the Soviet Union, which is a euphemism for the secret service. He has learned to manipulate the system too, but from a position of great power.
Nurse Zoya - This character is a young woman...
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