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.
Gerardo Escobar - He is a lawyer about forty-five years of age and has recently been appointed by the president to a commission that will examine human rights abuses during the military dictatorship.
Doctor Roberto Miranda - A doctor, around fifty years old remains indignant at Paulina's accusations. He repeatedly reminds Gerardo of his place on the human rights commission.
Paulina Solas - As a young student in the early days of the military dictatorship that ruled her country (the specific location is never given), she worked with Gerardo helping people...
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