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.
Shoba - This character works in downtown Boston as a textbook editor.
Shukumar's Mother - During this character's visit, a lie is told about working late.
Gillian - This character drives to the hospital when the expectant mother goes into labor.
The Baby - A secret is kept about this character until a dark night.
Lilia - This character tries to read about Pakistan, but is told by a teacher that it doesn't matter.
Mr. Pirzada - This character lives in Boston on a government grant to study New England foliage.
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