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Desert Solitaire Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Edward Abbey - He takes a six-month job with the US Park Service at Arches National Monument near the town of Moab, Utah.

Tourists - These out of towners present Abbey with a target for contempt.

Park Rangers - They wear official Smokey the Bear hat, shirt and badge.

Ranchers - Roy Scobie is a local one of these.

Native Americans - Abbey sympathizes with these people, the original inhabitants of the land.

Townspeople - Abbey respects them but becomes depressed by them.

Mormons - They built the initial settlements in...

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