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.
Dave Robicheaux - This character is a Cajun detective with the New Orleans Police Department who has a streak of white hair due to malnutrition.
Cletus Purcel - This character is a detective with the New Orleans Police Department with an unhappy marriage and a drinking problem.
Philip Murphy - This character is the leader of a group who is trying to get rid of the Cajun detective, but is actually a drug-addicted CIA agent.
Johnny Massina - This character is a convict on death row. Having operated as a snitch...
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