A Simple Plan: A Novel Characters

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Married to Sarah and brother of Jacob, Hank is an accountant who feels the weight of responsibility for having found the money. Hank is self-centered and seems to believe himself superior in many ways to others, including his brother. Despite this feeling of superiority to the others, he also seems to feel a strange inferiority to his brother because of Jacob's friendship with Lou. Hank comes to realize that he has no friends of his own and doesn't really know how this came to be. Hank's jealousy of his brother's friendship is interesting in that Hank doesn't like Lou. Hank loves Sarah and seems to love Amanda though he exhibits a level of ambivalence toward his daughter. Hank murders for the money though he says that his actions were all aimed at protecting himself from being caught and later, at protecting Sarah. Through it all, Hank claims...

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