Sarah Canary Characters

Karen Joy Fowler
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Chin Ah Kin

Chin Ah Kin is a Chinese immigrant working for the railroad. His uncle is also in the territory. After Sarah appears to Chin, his uncle is the one who tells him to take her away. Chin is a man who seems earnest and honest. He wants to do the right thing, and for Chin, right equates ethical. He doesn’t want to abandon Sarah, even though she annoys him. Being compelled to do what is right is something that drives him through the duration of the novel.

When he first meets Sarah, he mistakes her for a ghost woman or an immortal. While Sarah’s origins and destination remain a mystery, Chin considers her human. When they end up in the asylum after Chin is knocked out by Sarah, he has the option of leaving her there, but doesn’t. He escapes with her and B...

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