Respects Santiago by giving him free coffee and newspapers.
Mistakes the carcass of the marlin as that of a shark; she acts as a foil for Santiago's extraordinary knowledge of the sea.
Referred to as "the boy" in the story, Santiago enjoys his company and misses him when he is not there.
The boy's father
Assumes that Santiago is bad luck, he forbids Manolin to go out fishing with him again.
John J. McGraw
Manager of the Baltimore Orioles who always had lists of horses in his pocket.
Baseball player Santiago would love to take fishing with him.
The negro from Cienfuegos
Sanitago's opponent in an arm wrestling contest from years ago.
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