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.
Nick Shay - Through the years, this character has spent time in prison, traveled across country and finally settled down in Phoenix.
Klara Sax - A string of affairs and marriages have given this character enough material to become a celebrated artist.
Cotter Martin - This young boy has the time of his life at one of the biggest events of the 1950s only for it be ruined by a family member.
Matt Shay - Gives up a passion because he hates to lose, but later becomes successful in business.
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