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On the Beach 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.


Bill Davidson - Moira's father, an old-fashioned sheep rancher.

Moira Davidson - A friend of Peter and Mary Holmes who copes with her impending death by constant drinking and promiscuity.

Mrs. Davidson - Moira's mother who helps Moira mend Towers' clothes.

Sir Douglas Froude - A former general in the Australian army, he devotes himself to drinking the three thousand bottles of vintage port stored in the cellars of the exclusive Pastoral Club.

Mr. Goldie - The plainspoken pharmacist who describes the symptoms of radiation sickness to Peter Holmes.

Jennifer Holmes...

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This section contains 313 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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