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.
Brock Botsford - This character shoots his sister's boyfriend and kills him.
Pat Furlong - This character receives a four-month jail sentence for nearly beating someone to death.
Randolph Furlong - This character does not appear in the novel after his infancy, but is sometimes mentioned as being out on the streets.
Bernard Geffen - This character goes to an appointment, but his chauffeur finds him dead with his throat cut.
Nadine Greene - This character leaves her boyfriend, who is desperately ill, in a hotel room, and drives home.
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