Flowers in the Attic Characters

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Cathy Dollanganger is only twelve years old when her father dies in a terrible car accident. Before this time, Cathy's life was angelic. Cathy knew her parents loved one another deeply and that nothing bad could ever happen in her family. Cathy also believed that her father loved her best of all his four children. However, his death revealed a deep flaw in her mother's character. Cathy's mother loved to spend money, but did not know how to make it or to save it. After her father's death, Cathy's mother quickly found herself about to lose everything she owned to creditors. Cathy's mother sets her children down one afternoon and tells them that they must go to live with her parents, rich people who disinherited their daughter years before for some mysterious mistake she made. Cathy's mother hopes to win her father's love and to...

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