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.
Terry Tempest Williams - This person is a conservationist, academic and fifth generation Mormon.
Mormons - These people are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Diane Dixon Tempest - This person is stricken with cancer, possibly caused by nuclear testing in the Nevada desert.
Lynne - This person often shares information about family health including the high number of members with cancer.
John Henry Tempest III - This person is the father of the author.
Brooke Williams - This person is the husband of the author.
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