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.
D. K. - See Delia Eriksen
Delia Eriksen - This mentally ill character wrote two books of fiction that made her a popular and critical success.
August Howe - This character is the head archeologist on the dig, the person around whom all the action revolves.
Cynthia Howe - This character, age thirty-five, is the wife of the main character.
Kirsten Howe - This character is the eleven-year-old daughter of the play's main character.
Chad Jasker - This character, age twenty-five, is the son of the man who owns the land...
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