A Gathering of Old Men Character Descriptions

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Jacob Aguillard

This character's sister was killed by white men in 1947 when they ran her into the river at Mardi Gras.

Robert Louis Stevenson Banks

See Chimley

Cherry Bello

This character is a light-skinned black man who owns a liquor and grocery store and is dressed nicely.

Grant Bello

See Cherry Bello

Charlie Biggs

This character spends the entire story hiding in the swamp and is killed in the shoot-out with the lynch mob.

Myrtle Bouchard

See Miss Merle

Beau Boutan

This character is the dead body.

Claude Boutan

This character is one of Fix's sons who cleans his fingernails with a knife during the meeting at his father's home.

Fix Boutan

This character and his family and friends have a long history of beating, killing and abusing black people for years. He is feared throughout the story.

Gil Boutan

This character is "Salt," an outstanding football player...

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