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.
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...
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