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.
His Excellency Idi Amin - This character is the president of Uganda, having seized power in early 1971. He is an actual historical character, but he has been given fictional qualities in the novel.
Kay Amin - This character is the daughter of a clergyman and was once a university student.
Bonney - See Boniface Malumba
Doctor Garrigan - See Nicholas Garrigan
George Garrigan - This character is a Presbyterian minister and a rather solemn man.
Jeanie Garrigan - This character dies from pure grief soon after the death of her husband...
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