Special Topics in Calamity Physics Characters

Marisha Pessl
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Blue Van Meer

Blue Van Meer is the main character, chief protagonist, and narrator of the novel Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl. A pretty girl of sixteen who is ahead in school because of her profound intelligence, Blue has traveled around the country with her father, Gareth, a visiting professor of political science. Since the death of Natasha, Blue's mother and Gareth's wife, both father and daughter have never stayed in the same place for more than a few months. Her senior year of high school, Blue is happy to learn that she will get to stay in one place for the entire year - Stockton, North Carolina, where she will attend the culturally-refined Saint Gallway School.

There, Blue meets Hannah Schneider, a film teacher, who brings Blue into a small group of elitist friends who are known as the "Bluebloods.". At first they are wary...

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