Albert Camus - This character was a famous French writer and philosopher who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957, and greatly influenced the author's writing.
Simone del Duca - The author refused a luncheon with this character and was at the center of the emotional breakdown while the writer is in Paris.
Francoise Gallimard - This person is the author's publisher in France who the author makes a luncheon date with instead of appearing at a luncheon in his honor.
Romain Gary - This character was a Russian Jewish writer born in Lithuania, who was a close friend of the author.
Dr. Gold - The author compares his relationship to this character with Emma Bovary's relationship to the village priest in Flaubert's novel "Madame Bovary."
Abbie Hoffman - This person is a counter-culture figure and one of the founders of the Yippies, a group of pranksters and...
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