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.
Bonnie Abbzug - She believes in smoking pot, meditation, reggae, and all other things hip and socially acceptable within environmental circles. She is happy enough with her life, but as the novel goes on, she finds herself bored and looking for excitement.
Doc Sarvis - He is old fashioned, an unlikely environmentalist, but has seen an increase in cancer...
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