This character has responsibility for a child and discloses an important secret.
This kindly character is confused about cutlery.
This character's appalling behavior leads to his destruction and, subsequently, a tense confrontation.
This character adopts the main character and attempts to provide a stable home.
This character is a young drifter who eventually receives unpleasant payment for his scams.
This character is young, adventurous, and endowed with common sense. He is the protagonist of this book.
This character is a fourteen-year-old boy who thinks reflectively while enjoying escapades and adventures.
This repellent character is a hopeless drunk who plans to steal his own son's fortune.
This wealthy family has a home that mightily impresses the protagonist, though he is sickened by the feud they carry on with another family.
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