John Berry - The middle of five children, the story is presented from this person's point of view. He loves to exercise and has a sister who is raped.
Franny Berry - This character is the second oldest of the children in her family, and is the oldest girl. She decides that she will become the person who mothers the children upon the death of their mother.
Win Berry - This character is the father of many of the novel's characters and goes blind in his forties helping thwart a terrorist attack.
Robert Berry - This person is a father, grandfather, and coach of the Dairy School's football team.
Frank Berry - This person is the oldest of the five children in his family and the one who eventually reveals that he is gay. He has several interesting quirks, including that he enjoys wearing uniforms.
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