The protagonist of JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN, he is a twenty-year-old draftee when the novel begins, lying in a hospital bed, somewhere unknown, having lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, nose, and tongue to a high-explosive shell.
The protagonist's father, he dies at age fifty-one in Los Angeles, California after a long illness.
Joe Bonham's beautiful nineteen-year-old girl friend in Los Angeles, California, at the time he is drafted into the Army.
He is a tough, excitable twenty-eight-year veteran of the Wyoming coal mines.
A daredevil pilot, he flies into Shale City one day, flying five loop-the-loops to everyone's amazement.
The protagonist's mother, is a fine pianist and singer, and plays for her husband over the party-line telephones during their courtship.
A worker in the Los Angeles...
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