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.
Tricia McMillian - This pretty British news anchor has a prestigious degree in mathematics and a doctorate in astrophysics, but fails to make progress in the news industry.
Arthur Dent - This nice, polite Earthling, devastated by a spaceship crash a year ago, unexpectedly must become a parent and winds up traveling back home to Earth.
Ford Prefect - This reckless, thrill-seeking, thieving galactic hitchhiker and writer breaks into the headquarters to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in an attempt to fix what is wrong with the organization.
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