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.
Gerry Anderson - She is the pastor's wife. She is very involved in the church and in the lives of its members.
Eddie Jefferson - He has returned to Idlewild after serving ten years in prison. When he was young, he went to Vietnam, an experience that left him angry and confused.
Geraldine Anderson - She is the pastor's wife. She is very involved in the church and in the lives of its members.
Ava Johnson - The main character and narrator of the story is a single, African-American woman who...
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