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.
James Cameron - See Jimmy Tomorrow.
The Captain - See Cecil Lewis.
Cora - This character is a prostitute. She fantasizes about someday getting married to her pimp and moving to the country.
The General - See Piet Wetjoen.
Hickey - This character is a hardware salesman who comes to Harry Hope's saloon twice a year for a drinking binge.
Theodore Hickman - See Hickey.
Harry Hope - This character has a gruff manner and tries to act tough. He is a softhearted sort, and the roomers depend on his kindness when...
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