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Out of This Furnace Characters & Character Analysis

Thomas Bell (novelist)
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Characters

George Kracha

George Kracha is born in a small village in Hungary. He decides to immigrate to America at the age of twenty-one in order to find a better life and escape the poverty and oppression he suffers under the regime of Emperor Franz Josef. George is naive and falls for a married woman on the boat and spends his money on a party for her so he arrives in America with fifty cents in his pocket and walks to his sister's in Pennsylvania, where he rooms with Joe Dubik. When his wife arrives, he moves into quarters with her and they move around as the railroad company needs them to. They have three daughters: Mary, Alice and Anna.

George begins his own business after the death of Joe. He buys a butcher shop and becomes successful until he loses it all. When his wife dies, he marries Zuska...

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