Pentimento Characters

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Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman was the only child of Max and Julia Hellman. She was born in New Orleans but moved to New York City as a young girl. Lillian maintained a strong connection to New Orleans for much of her young life through her teenage years. Lillian spent half her school year in New York City and the other half in New Orleans where she stayed with her two maiden aunts, Jenny and Hannah. Lillian developed a strong allegiance for New Orleans and the south where her mother, who was from a wealthy family, also hailed from.

Lillian had a penchant for becoming involved and developing close relationships with some of the outcasts of the family. This tendency spilled over to her adult life as evidenced by some of the unusual characters she became involved with as she matured. Lillian befriended her distant cousin Bethe who no one...

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