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.
Pat Arbuckle - He is the narrator of the story, the son of the local newspaper owner, and grew up in Holt.
Jessie Burdette - She spent most of her childhood taking care of her mother and two younger brothers, and seems to thrive in marriage even as she cuts herself off from the people in Holt.
Jack Burdette - He is a selfish and unkind person who wants what he wants, and does not care who he hurts as he struggles to get it.
Nora Kramer Arbuckle - She is...
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