Flight Behavior: A Novel Characters

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Dellarobia Turnbow

Dellarobia Turnbow is the twenty-eight year old protagonist of Flight Behavior. Short and pretty, she frequently associates her flame-red hair with her perceived sinfulness: her constant attraction to men other than her husband, and her feeling of superiority to the people around her. Though Dellarobia is restless and has long considered herself wild and fearless, as the bigness of the world comes to live on her doorstep she realizes how apathetic and passive she has been since the death of her parents destroyed her faith in anything bigger than herself. But she brushes off her long dormant curiosity and desire to know the "whys" of the universe with the arrival of the butterflies and tries to open her mind to ideas she has been taught to disapprove of, such as climate change. She is frequently motivated by a desire to make the dreams of her children come...

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