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.
Anatole Broyard - This author, who eventually became a literary critic for The New York Times, reflects back on his life as a young man just returning from military service in World War II.
Sheri Donatti - This abstract artist lived in an apartment building in the Village owned a second apartment in the same building which she rented to the author.
W. H. Auden - This poet was a neighbor of the author's when he lived in Greenwich Village.
Erich Fromm - This famous psychoanalyst was a transplant from Germany...
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