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.
Miss Amelia - She is the proprietor of a small cafe in the center of a sleepy Southern town.
Cousin Lymon - He is a hunchback who arrives mysteriously one day, searching for Amelia to whom he claims he is distantly related.
Marvin Macy - He is Amelia's ex-husband for ten days. After the marriage he robbed three filling stations and supposedly killed a man, crimes for which he spent time in the Atlanta penitentiary.
Frances - She is a 15-year-old piano prodigy who realizes she may not have the talent...
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