The Family Under the Bridge Characters

Natalie Savage Carlson
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Armand

Armand is an affable hobo living on the streets of Paris. He has been on the streets long enough that when he’s asked, he can’t remember his own last name. He thinks it is Pouly or Pougly; it’s not until the end of the novel that his last name is revealed at Pouly. A resourceful man, he interacts with the city in such a way that it provides for him: from using the wilted branches for kindling or enjoying the scent of a fine Parisian meal.

A solitary man, he’s up for adventure, but is protective of his heart. He’s been on his own for so long that he doesn’t want to get emotionally invested. When he encounters the children, he tries to shield himself from their charms. He’s capable of loving, but outwardly reluctant to do so.

He keeps all...

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