Alas, Babylon Characters

Pat Frank
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Florence Wechek

Florence Wechek is a spinster and manages Western Union in Fort Repose, Florida. She is a gossipy woman but does not share embarrassing or scandalous information about her customers or friends. Florence has many pets around her while she follows her morning breakfast routine. Florence is forty-seven years old. She is offended that Randy Bragg uses binoculars to scan the neighborhood and thinks he watches her dress. Florence is puzzled by Mark's telegram to Randy. Florence tells her friend Alice at their weekly lunch that Randy is a Peeping Tom. Alice disagrees, so Florence invites her to stay the weekend to see for herself. Florence and Alice live together as one household in the enclave. Randy mistakes Florence's bird for a rare Carolina parakeet he watches fly around her house. Her cat Sir Percy eats her bird Anthony, symbolizing survival of the fittest. Peyton takes Florence's goldfish...

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