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.
Pao - This character is involved in organized crime and his life is followed from childhood to late middle age.
Zhang - This character fought in China and brings his friend's family to Jamaica where he cares for the family after his friend's death.
Hampton, Finlay - These characters are best friends of the main character in the novel.
Gloria, Esther - A beautiful black woman who is a prostitute and the her daughter.
Fay - This character is the daughter of a wealthy Chinese businessman and his black wife.
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