Cyril Parks (Cy) - This character is the Electric Michelangelo of the novel's title who is a master tattoo artist on two continents.
Reeda Parks - This character is Cy's mother and the owner of the Bayview Hotel, a seaside resort catering to consumptives.
Eliot Riley - This character is the foul-mouthed, binge-drinking master tattoo artist in Morecambe to whom Cy apprentices.
Grace - Cy's downstairs neighbor, a bareback rider and tightrope walker on Coney Island, this character keeps her horse, Maximus, in her Brooklyn apartment.
Charles Henry (Henry) Beausang III - This character is a Georgia-born drunkard who becomes friends with Cy in Brooklyn.
Malcolm Sedak - This character is a Brooklyn chess player and religious fanatic who conceives the plan to restore Grace's tattooed body to God's original purity.
Mrs. Baxter - One of the consumptives visiting the Bayview Hotel, this character's face is bleached...
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