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.
Dirk Struan - This 43-year-old character is a seaman who runs the biggest trading company in Asia.
Gordon Chen - This character was born an illegitimate child and is a member of the Hung Mun Tong.
Tyler Brock - This character is from Liverpool, England, and runs a merchant shipping company.
May-may - This character is a Chinese mistress who is loyal to the person who purchased her. She loses an unborn child to malaria.
Aristotle Quance - This character is an artist who paints a scene of the ceremony during...
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