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.
Penn Cage - This character is a thirty-eight year old author and former prosecutor.
Caitlin Masters - This character is the publisher of the Natchez Examiner.
Judge Leo Marston - This character is the most influential person in Natchez, Mississippi.
Ray Presley - This character is blackmailing the protagonist's father.
Olivia Marston - This character refuses to discuss the past at all.
Dr. Tom Cage - This character has earned the respect of everyone in town, with one notable exception.
Delano Payton - This character was murdered in what was believed...
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