This person is the hero or heroine of the novel and is first introduced as an eleven-year-old child who almost dies of undiagnosed pneumonia.
Doctor Howard Archie
This character is the protagonist's best and oldest friend and supporter, and also saves the protagonist when he discovered the child lying sick with pneumonia.
Phillip Frederick Ottenburg
This character is the head of the Chicago branch of the family's beer business and is another character's first and only true love.
This person is a thirty year old freight train conductor who plans to marry another character as soon as she is old enough.
Musical by nature, this character has an interesting relationship with music. The character has a tendency to get caught up in the joy of performing for people and running away from home to pursue music.
This character is another person's...
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