There Are No Children Here Character Descriptions

Alex Kotlowitz
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Character Descriptions

Pharoah Rivers - One of the two main characters in the book, he is nine-years-old when the story begins.

Lafeyette Rivers - A lean boy, he is the fourth oldest child in his family but is the oldest boy consistently living at home.

LaJoe Rivers - She is the thirty-five-year old mother of eight children.

Paul Rivers - This man is the children's father who used to work but drugs have destroyed much of his life.

Terrence Rivers - This character lectures his brother on the importance of getting an education and staying away from gangs.

LaShawn Rivers - This character drops out of school at an early age and works as a prostitute from time to time to support her drug habit.

Paul - This person, also known as Weasel, has served time for burglary and is not home often.

The Triplets - These children who...

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