A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 Characters

Amy Ephron
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Eleanor Smith

Not much is known about Eleanor's past. Eleanor is down on her luck when Rosemary befriends her and invites her for tea at her home. This is where Eleanor sees Philip for the first time. Eleanor is reluctant to take handouts. She is equally reluctant to accept Philip's advances, yet with time, he wins her over. Eleanor is strong and is well liked in her job at the hat shop. She has made good friends with Josie from the boardinghouse where she lives. Eleanor also has a father who is a drunk. She is embarrassed by him and feels no need to acknowledge him.

Eleanor is 20 years old and exceptionally beautiful. She has a hold on people when she meets them. Both Jane and Philip are smitten by her right away.

Rosemary Fell

Rosemary is a few years older than Eleanor. She lives in high society, though...

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