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.
Dave Robicheaux - This character is the protagonist, the narrator, and is present in every scene.
Annie Robicheaux, nee Ballard - This character is a thirty-something white woman from Kansas, who is nominally raised a Mennonite.
Alafair - This is a young girl who flees Nicaragua with her mother to escape the violence of civil war.
Robin Gaddis - This character is a thirty-something alcoholic white woman who works as a stripper and prostitute in order to support her drug habit.
Batist - This character is Dave's closest friend and works...
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