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.
Mark Brian - This character has some type of disease that is fatal, and he is sent to Kingcome with the hope that he can learn what he needs to know, in the amount of time that he has left.
Jim Wallace - A young Indian man from the Village of Kingcome, this character agrees to teach Mark how to handle the boat and navigate the coastal waters.
The Bishop - This character facilitates much of what happens to Mark, and he is portrayed as a fatherly figure, sending Mark to...
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