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Manhattan Transfer Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Ellen Thatcher - This is a main character who represents the working actor and editor that is always in the public view and who marries and divorces regularly.

Jimmy Herf - This is a main character who grows up in a wealthy family, is motherless at an early age, has no father present, works as a newspaper reporter, and hates New York City.

George Baldwin - This character is a lawyer who builds his practice upon an accident had by one of the other characters and enters politics, trying to bring...

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This section contains 429 words
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