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.
Joel Knox - This person moves in with his estranged father after his mother's death.
Randolph - This person is a homosexual who enjoys dressing as a woman.
Miss Amy - This person plays the pianola and manages Skully's Landing.
Edward Sansom - This person is paralyzed and enjoys playing with a red tennis ball.
Idabel Thompkins - This person is a tomboy who has a pair of colored glasses.
Missouri/Zoo Fever - This person cooks for others and was nearly killed by her husband who tried to slit her throat.
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