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.
Lancelot Andrewes Lamar - This character is the only son of traditional southern family.
Harry, the Priest-Physician, or Percival - This character is a priest-physician who might not really exist.
Mary Margaret - This character is the daughter of a rich oil businessman and is dabbling as an actress.
Siobhan Lamar and Tex Reilly - These characters are often banished upstairs and are seen in the story watching TV and annoying each other.
Lucy Lamar - This character, who is sixteen, is back to school before the hurricane hits.
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