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.
Tara - A young woman of India who travels the world with her husband and two daughters, and has returned to her family home for a visit.
Bim - A woman of India who is a teacher, has never married, and cares for her younger mentally retarded brother.
Bakul - A very polished and well dressed man who serves India as a foreign service representative
Baba - Mentally handicapped, this character is the youngest of the four siblings.
Raja - The oldest of the four children who marries into Hyder Ali...
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