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.
Roy Bensinger - This character is a reporter for the Chicago Tribune who is a neat freak, and especially protective of his desk area.
Walter Burns - This character is the cold, calculating boss of the paper, who will do anything to entice the main character into staying.
Diamond Louie - This character is a local thug who works as a circulation manager at the paper.
Woodenshoes Eichhorn - This character is a police officer who is regarded as inept and slow, and often dismissed by the reporters.
Endicott - This...
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