Narrator - Although never referred to by name, this character appears prominently in all the stories and introduces other main characters.
Old Man - This character awakens when new neighbors move next door, cursing them and the fact that he's stubbed his toe; the neighbors and their hounds become this character's main adversary.
Mother - This character is a quiet person who, for the most part, accepts life as it comes and spends much time preparing traditional meals for the family.
Kid Brother - Randy - This character constantly whines and would rather play with food than eat it.
Delbert Bumpus - This character rarely attends school, enjoys chewing and spitting, and is a social outcast who does not bathe regularly and lives with many animals.
Emil Bumpus - This tall character is an original redneck with huge hands made for hitting things; he once failed to...
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