Half of Paradise Characters

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Avery Broussard

Avery Broussard is the first character mentioned in the book and one of the three main subjects in the book. Broussard is returning home from a six month stint on the oil rigs. Broussard had left Louisiana to see a bit of the world. For six months Broussard worked on the rigs, but now the job was done. Broussard has mixed feelings about leaving the Gulf and returning to the family farm, a place once glorious but now on the verge of bankruptcy. Broussard is the only remaining child in the Broussard house since his brother was killed in the military. Broussard's father wants the best for Avery but wants his son to do everything his way. Broussard spent the last of his money on a bottle of booze to drink on the way back to the farm. Broussard's drinking has worsened since he left the farm...

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