Crossing to Safety Characters

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Larry Morgan

Larry Morgan is the narrator of the book. His parents both died in his teen years, and he has had to fight for success, having put himself through college and found a good job during the Depression. He is very smart and a hard worker. Admittedly upwardly mobile, Larry does everything he can to move himself ahead in life. In college, he meets Sally, who doesn't have a family either. Their marriage is a solid, interdependent one, which brings them both peace.

Larry represents the West. He does not have or claim the advantages of family or history. Coming from New Mexico, he must make his way on his merits alone, and this brings him great satisfaction. He compares himself against his Ivy League coworkers and finds that he isn't lacking anything. In fact, he thinks they are stuffy and not as forward thinking as himself.

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