Eventide Characters

Kent Haruf
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Raymond

Raymond McPheron is the brother of Harold, and he serves to be something of a father and grandfather figure to Victoria and Katie. While his age is never given, he refers to himself as old. The author describes him as having gray hair.

Raymond is a very traditional and kindhearted man who deeply loves his family. He feels lonely when Victoria goes to college, and he is devastated when Harold is killed. However, Raymond’s family and friends rally around him and help him to adjust following Harold's death. Ultimately, Raymond comes to offer comfort and advice to DJ. Also, Raymond begins dating Rose.

Harold

Harold McPheron is the brother of Raymond. He deeply loves Raymond, Victoria, and Katie. Early in the novel, Harold dies suddenly when he is mauled to death by a nervous bull. Before he dies, he tells his brother Raymond that now Raymond must...

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