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.
Frank Martin - The manager of a residential treatment facility for alcoholics, this short, heavy-set character advises patients to consider the example of Jack London, the celebrated writer who died of alcoholism.
Narrator - This character is a patient at a residential facility for alcoholics for the second time. Estranged from his wife and not coping well with his girlfriend's health problems, he is moved by stories about another resident's once-stormy marriage.
Joe Penny - This 30-something alcoholic is in a residential treatment center for the first time. On the front...
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