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 Berendt - This journalist, the main character, travels to the location of his story to give the reader an in-depth look at the people, the culture, and the situations involved.
Signor Archimede Seguso - This character is eighty-six years old at the beginning of the book, and is a highly skilled glassmaker.
Giampaolo Seguso - This character feels like the black sheep of his family. He owns his own glassworks and has involved his family in lengthy legal battles.
Count Marcello - This character owns one of the most spectacular private libraries...
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