Legends of the Fall Characters

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Cochran

Cochran is the protagonist from the novel Revenge who Mauro finds near the road, naked and wounded. As a farm boy in Indiana, Cochran takes apart a Ford V8 to see how it works. He joins the Navy to work on jet engines and works a twenty-year career with them. His tour in Guant√°namo gives him the opportunity to become fluent in Spanish. His tour in Laos ends his marriage. He loses his wife to his brother, who works with their father on a tuna boat in San Diego, where the family had moved when Cochran was a teenager.

Cochran is a leader with an insatiable quest for knowledge and the desire to be best at everything. He has been out of the Navy for two years, trying to adjust to civilian life. His wife cites womanizing as a reason for the divorce, but Cochran has had...

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