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.
George Hayduke - He is from Tuscon Arizona, but spent three years in Vietnam. The first two years were spent as a medic for the US, but after capture by the Vietcong, he spent fourteen months as a prisoner of war. Upon return, he was sent to military psychiatric wards where doctors found him unfit for civilization.
Seldom Seen Smith - He practices polygamy and has three wives within driving distance from one another in Utah. His business is guiding riverboats and their passengers down the Colorado River.
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