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.
Louis L'Amour - A high school dropout, this person went on to become a popular, prolific author.
Peterson - This man was seven when his family's homestead was attached by Apache Indians. Rather than kill him, he was raised by Apaches.
Gillespie - When L'Amour lived with his parents on a ranch in Oklahoma, he became acquainted with Gillespie who lived on a nearby farm. He borrowed books from Gillespie who was an avid reader. The two men would discuss what they had read for hours.
Alfred Dickey - This person established a...
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