Bone in the Throat Characters

Anthony Bourdain
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Tommy Pagana

Tommy Pagana is the nephew of Sally Wig. Tommy's father had been involved in the crime world, like his uncle, and went missing while Tommy was still a boy. Tommy's uncle helped to raise him and make sure that Tommy and his mother had money. Much of this is the reason that Tommy feels family loyalty toward Sally. Tommy doesn't want to be involved in the crime world but is pulled in against his will.

Tommy isn't a hero or good guy in the sense that he doesn't seem to have any major faults. In the course of the story he will be seen doing drugs and cheating on his girlfriend. Despite these actions, he is easily liked and seems to honestly strive to do what is the right thing for himself and his friends. Tommy often thinks of his mother and many of his actions at...

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