Animal Stories Characters

Jason Brown
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Alice

Alice is a former girlfriend of Jamie's, who once agreed to marry him if he would change. During the summer of 1977, Alice moves in with Jamie, Jamie's mother, and Tom. According to Jamie, she has an IQ of 165 and, while they lived together in his mother's house, she needed to have sex with Jamie at least three times a day to stay sane. At the time of Jamie's recounting the story, she is no longer his girlfriend.

David

David is Jamie's father, a physician who is divorced from Jamie's mother. His reason for having left her is never spelled out, but Jamie's mother's strange behavior in 1976 and 1977 was most likely a contributing cause. He has remarried. Jamie says that his father is "a man of inaction" and seems to have been deeply unhappy while living with his family. However, even after leaving his family, he came over repeatedly...

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