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.
Lamar Pye - This character is an intelligent, convicted murderer who escapes from the penitentiary because he was forced to kill a member of a rival gang.
Odell Pye - This character is mentally disabled and was born with a cleft palate that was never repaired.
Richard Peed - This character is an artist who was raised by an overbearing, negative mother who was stabbed in the eyes.
Russell Bud Pewtie - This character is a state trooper in Oklahoma and takes the job seriously, has two sons, and is having an extra-marital...
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