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.
Charles Yu - This is the narrator and protagonist of the novel, and he is an unmarried, lonely young man of about 31 who has low self-esteem.
Charles's father - This character was an engineer who labored at home on the invention of the first time machine, finally creating a prototype and demonstrating it to the director of a prestigious scientific institute. After the machine failed, he eventually created another one, traveled to an alternate universe and did not return.
TAMMY - This is the time capsule's on-board computer, and the narrator's main...
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