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.
Dr. David Beck - This character is the main character of the story, a pediatrician who works in a small clinic catering to the needs of the poor.
Elizabeth Parker Beck - This character is married to the protagonist and is an attorney.
Tyrese - This character deals in drugs and prostitution and has a child with hemophilia who is treated by the protagonist.
Killroy - This is the nickname given to the serial killer who is initially believed to be responsible for the death of the protagonist's love interest.
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