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.
Ari Ben Canaan - The tall, husky, handsome but cold-eyed, chain-smoking crack agent of Mossad Aliyah Bet who arrives in Cyprus in 1947 by swimming to shore and is charged with spiriting children out of Gan Dafna.
Katherine Fremont - The all-American "girl-next-door" who studies nursing, elopes with equally all-American Tom Fremont and works in Chicago's Children's Hospital.
Karen Hansen Clement - A twinkle-eyed sixteen-year-old girl telling stories in the children's compound at the Caraolos detention camp and the person responsible for breaking Kitty Fremont's resolve not to become involved in "Operation...
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