The Sun, the Moon, the Stars Characters

Junot Díaz
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The Assistant D.A.

Like Yunior, the Assistant D.A. is a native of Quisqueya Heights who has returned to his native country for a brief vacation. The Assistant D.A. strikes up a conversation with Magdalena after meeting her on the beach at Casa de Campo, arousing Yunior's jealousy. Ironically, Yunior observes that the Assistant D.A. "loves his people" even though he is responsible for putting many of them behind bars. "'Better I'm their prosecutor,'" says the attorney. "'At least I understand them.'" Yunior views the Assistant D.A. as a traitor, comparing him to "the sort of nigger who in the old days used to lead bwana to the rest of us."

Bárbaro

Bárbaro is the Vice-President's bodyguard. Even though the weather is hot and humid, he wears an ascot to conceal a knife wound he received from a soldier...

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