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.
Catherine - This character has spent several years at home caring for her mentally ill father. She is worried that she may inherit her father's mental instability.
Claire - This character has made a career in New York as a currency analyst. She wants to move her sister to New York as well.
Hal - This character is a teacher at the University of Chicago who plays drums in a rock band made up of mathematicians.
Robert - This character was a famous mathematician who was afflicted by a serious mental illness...
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