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.
Artemio Cruz - A wealthy and successful business man who falls ill and is dying.
Catalina Cruz - Doesn't love her husband and really has no reason to since he betrayed her brother, allowing him to be shot by a firing squad.
Gonzalo Bernal - The heroic, idealistic older brother who is shot by a firing squad.
Lunero - "The mulatto" who is Cruz's uncle.
Lorenzo Cruz - Cruz's only son.
Regina - Artemio Cruz's first love, who loved him when he had no money.
Teresa - Catalina and Artemio Cruz's only daughter...
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