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.
Lora - This is Marya's roommate during her year at Interlochen.
Dr. J. - This is Marya's doctor at Methodist Hospital.
Julian Daniel Beard - This person is Marya's future husband.
Rebecca - This is one of the girls who befriends Marya at her new school in California.
Paul - Marya considers this person to be...
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