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.
Marya Justine Hornbacher - This is the central character and writer of this memoir.
Judy Hornbacher - This person is repressed and distant. She was a theater actress, then later an assistant principal.
Jay Hornbacher - This person is overly protective of Marya. He desires a child who will never grow up.
Duane - Marya makes a true emotional connection with this person who chases her to the door of her room one night when hugs are being given.
Kathi - This character is a nurse who administers tests to Marya...
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