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.
John Nickel - This character spends much of the novel planning to gain custody of his child.
Fay Taft - This character has a steak dinner with her boss on her birthday.
Carl Taft - This character deals drugs in Memphis.
Levon Taft - This character works at night as a security guard at a lumberyard.
Marion Woodmoore - This character leaves the father of her child after finishing nursing school.
Franklin Woodmoore - This character gashes his head on a broken Coke bottle.
Ruth Woodmoore - This character has sex...
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