Marya Justine Hornbacher
This is the central character and writer of this memoir.
This person is repressed and distant. She was a theater actress, then later an assistant principal.
This person is overly protective of Marya. He desires a child who will never grow up.
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.
This character is a nurse who administers tests to Marya.
This is Marya's roommate during her year at Interlochen.
This is Marya's doctor at Methodist Hospital.
Julian Daniel Beard
This person is Marya's future husband.
This is one of the girls who befriends Marya at her new school in California.
Marya considers this person to be her brother. She confides in him during a walk.
This section contains 307 words
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