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.
Mui, Karl - These children are taken by their mother from Jamaica to be raised in England.
Henry and Cicely Wong - This mixed race (Chinese and black) couple are concerned in their own way with status.
Daphne and Kenneth Wong - These characters are brother and sister who are the youngest siblings in their family.
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