The Hotel New Hampshire Characters

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John Berry

John is the middle of five children, the son of Mary and Win Berry. The story is presented from John's perspective. John's father is seldom at home during his early childhood, a fact that he seems to gloss over as if it does bother him but he tries not to allow it to do so. The same seems to be true of the accident that takes the life of his mother, Mary Berry. John seems ambivalent about most things until Franny, the object of his adoration, is raped.

The feeling of inadequacy is the catalyst for a regular workout routine in John's life. John begins lifting weights and running. With a diet recommended by his grandfather, Coach Bob, John gains some weight before leveling off. John kills one of the terrorists with his bare hands and vows after that to never again put that much emphasis on...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Hotel New Hampshire from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.