Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Characters

John Gunther
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Johnny

Johnny Gunther was the main character in this book. He lived from 1929 until 1947. He was highly intelligent and had a great interest in science, particularly physics and chemistry. Johnny lived internationally in his earliest years, but moved to America to stay before he was ten years old. His parents were divorced, but the divorce was very amicable. He had a close relationship with both of his parents. His father was a writer, and Johnny like to help him with his writing, and he was always there to encourage his father and offer suggestions for his books. He shared his thoughts and feelings freely with his mother.

According to a camp counselor from when he was young, Johnny was very popular. He was slow to anger and very cheerful. This made the other children like him. As his tumor began to grow, Johnny showed a great strength of character...

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