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.
Huynh Quang Nhuong - He was born in 1946 to a rice farmer. Living in the highlands, he very much enjoyed hunting for birds' and golden eels and raiding otters' parties. Close proximity to death and his harsh environs did not seem to faze him. On the contrary, he spent most of his days carefree and happy.
Nhuong's Grandmother - She married a man who was, in contrast to her, weak and timid. Yet she stuck by him and even helped him develop the myth that he was an expert fighter.
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