Giants in the Earth Characters

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Crazy Bridget

An old Irish woman the settlers turn to for help when they are sick. The Norwegians think she is a fraud but concede that she has "a remarkable way with sick folks."

Anna Marie Hansa

Anna Marie is Per and Beret's daughter.

Hans Kristian Hansa

Known as Store-Hans, he is the second son of Per and Beret Hansa. He is frequently enlisted to watch over his mother and sister. He is never so happy as when he is alongside his father, and he shares Per's enthusiasms. Store-Hans is given to frequent tears and nightmares. He is terrified by what is happening to his mother, and at one point he is afraid that she will kill Permand.

Olemand Hansa

Ole is Per Hansa's elder son. He considers himself the master of the house in his father's absence. He is impatient to be an adult. and frustrated when his...

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