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.
Abel - This character is a Native American war veteran who struggles to find his place in the world.
The Albino - This character is a mysterious but important person in this story. He is frequently called "the white man."
Ben Benally - This character is a Native American man and a good friend. Raised on a reservation, this character adapts to life in Los Angeles and appreciates the benefits of urban culture. He asks little more of life than to keep his job and to have a room to stay...
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