The Brothers K Characters

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Kincaid Chance

Kincaid is the narrator and guide for this story. He has three older brothers, Everett, Irwin and Peter, and has two younger sisters, the twins Winifred and Beatrice. Kincaid is sometimes called "Kade." He was named after the town of Kincaid, Oklahoma, which his family remembers as the time they were the most happy.

Kincaid is an observer of people, and admires his father, Hugh, greatly. He loves his mother, Laura, but, like most of the family, does not understand her dedication to her religion or her sometimes violent behavior. He is loyal to his family, recognizing their faults and loving them no less. Hugh is a professional ball player who has fallen on hard times, and Laura is a homemaker who is fanatical about her religion, the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

In the novel, The Brothers K, Kincaid tells the story of his family. Throughout the...

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