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.
Henry Lightcap - This person is fifty-three years old, a womanizing alcoholic with pancreatic cancer.
Will Lightcap - This person, a farmer in Stump Creek, who is idolized by his younger brother.
Claire Lightcap - This person met the central character in a national forest and then meets him again in Denver.
Myra Lightcap - This upper class artist does not like living without amenities.
Elaine Lightcap - This person leaves home in Tuscon at the beginning of the book.
Solstice - This creature is dying of a disease known as...
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