Golden Boy Characters

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Anna

Anna is Joe's sister and Siggie's wife. Anna's marriage is filled with love and devotion, and she and her husband frequently get into spirited fights. Anna plays the maternal role for Joe, in place of their deceased mother. When Joe is leaving for his first fighting tour, Anna helps him pack and instructs him on what types of clothes he needs to buy in the city.

Barker

Barker is the manager of the Baltimore Chocolate Drop and is distraught when Joe kills his boxer.

Frank Bonaparte

Frank Bonaparte is Joe's older brother and a labor union representative for the Congress of Industrial Organizations. His role in fighting for what he believes in sharply contrasts with Joe's choice to fight for money.

Joe Bonaparte

Joe Bonaparte, known only as "Boy" in the first part of the first scene, is a talented violinist, who trades his musical dream for the...

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