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.
Jacques Cormery - This character is the novel version of the author. He is an Algerian man in search of information about his deceased father.
Lucie Cormery or Catherine Cormery - This character is the partially deaf and mute mother of Jacques and widow of Henri. She is a maid or house worker who lives in extreme poverty.
Henri Cormery - This character is the father of Jacques. He dies in a war in France in 1914.
The Grandmother - This character is Lucie's mother and Jacques' grandmother. She is very frugal...
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