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The Tortilla Curtain Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Delaney - This character writes a monthly column for a magazine, and uses the remainder of the time to go on hikes and to cook gourmet meals.

Candid├│ - This character is an honest, hardworking immigrant to Los Angeles and is badly injured after a collision with an Acura.

Kenny Grissom - This character works at a car dealership and believes Mexicans are responsible for most auto thefts.

Kyra Menaker-Mossbacher - This character is an agnostic, an environmentalist, and a Democrat. This character is a hardworking Realtor and is the family's...

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This section contains 426 words
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