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.
Captain Pantaleón (Panta) Pantoja - This character is a by-the-book officer in the Peruvian Army who begins running the Special Service.
Pocha (Pochita) Pantoja - This character leaves her spouse after finding out he has been running a prostitution service.
Mother Leonor Pantoja - This character, the parent of a military officer, becomes a devotee of a radical religious group due to a lack of social outlets.
Leonor Curinchila (aka Madame Chuchupe) - This character is the owner of a brothel in Iquitos and becomes the Corps Leader of the...
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