Life Among Giants: A Novel Characters

Bill Roorbach
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David Lizard Hochmeyer

David "Lizard" Hochmeyer is the main character, principal protagonist, and narrator of the novel "Life Among Giants" by Bill Roorbach. David exists in the novel as both a teenager, middle-aged adult, and later middle-aged adult, over the span of decades. He is the son of Nick and Barbara Hochmeyer, and is the younger brother of Katy Hochmeyer. Lizard, so-nicknamed for being called "reptilian" in a hit piece on the football team by an anti-establishment school newspaper writer, Emily, Lizard is horrified by the murder of his father and mother by a paid hitman. David also had a decades-long friendship and relationship with Sylphide, a famous ballerina, who is married to rock star Dabney Stryker-Stewart, who dies in a mysterious car crash.

Lizard ultimately goes through college at Princeton, plays football for the Miami Dolphins, and later becomes a restauranteer, opening his own place called "Firfisle". Yet...

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