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.
Anna - She plays the maternal role for Joe in place of their deceased mother.
Barker - He is the manager of the Baltimore Chocolate Drop and is distraught when Joe kills his boxer.
Frank Bonaparte - He is a labor union representative for the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Joe Bonaparte - Known only as Boy in the first part of the first scene, is a talented violinist, who trades his musical dream for the chance to pursue a life of fame and fortune in boxing.
Mr. Bonaparte - He is...
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