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.
Isaak Sallas - This character is a former pilot, convict, and social activist who moved to Alaska to start a new life.
Greer - This character is Jamaican fisherman who is terrified of drowning.
Alice Levertov Carmody - This character went to art school in California but returned to Kuinak and opened a hotel.
Mike Carmody - This character is a sailor who tries to escape problems at home by going on long fishing trips.
Nick Levertov - This character, originally from Kuinak, ruthlessly gained status in Hollywood after being a...
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