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 Steinbeck - This character is both the author and a main character of the story, The Log from the Sea of Cortez.
Ed Ricketts - This character is a marine biologist who works at the Pacific Biological Laboratories in Monterey, California.
Tony Berry - This character is the captain and owner of the Western Flyer, the purse-seiner that the travelers hire for their journey.
Tex Travis - This character is the engineer of the three-person crew hired by the travelers in Monterey. He has a love affair with diesel engines...
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