The Silver Star Characters

Jeannette Walls
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Liz Holladay

At 15, Liz Holladay is the older daughter of Charlotte Holladay. Her father is Shelton Stewart a man who left Liz and her mother when Liz was only a small baby. Liz credits herself with saving her sister’s life when she was just a baby. Their mother, Charlotte, had left Bean in her carrier on top the car while she drove away. It was Liz’s screams that reminded Charlotte the baby was on top of the car.

Bean describes Liz as being beautiful and smart. She loves to play with words making anagrams and rhyming phrases out of the words she hears. When she is nervous or upset Liz compulsively plays these word games as if she is trying to take her mind off what it troubling her. She is most like her mother because she begins trying to avoid conformity and wearing odd clothing, behavior...

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