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.
Willie Traynor - This character's mother died from anorexia and was supported by his grandmother and later went to journalism school at Syracuse.
Calia Ruffin - This character's mother worked in the kitchen of a wealthy couple who were the largest land owners in Ford County, Mississippi at the time.
Harry Rex Vonner - This character invites others to his weekly goat roasts and was an aggressive lawyer who had the respect of most in town.
Danny Padgitt - This character was born and raised in Ford County as a member...
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