The Windup Girl Characters

Paolo Bacigalupi
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Anderson Lake

Anderson Lake is one of the main characters. He is a farang, an economic hitman and the AgriGen representative in Thailand. He owns and operates the SpringLife factory, but this is only a cover for his true mission which is finding the location of the Thai seedbank. When Emiko tells Anderson what one of her customers told her about the seedbank and Gi Bu Sen, Anderson tells her about the village in the north filled with New People after which Emiko dreams of escaping to the village. Along with Carlyle, Anderson negotiates with Akkarat for access to the Thai seedbank, but he also becomes infatuated with Emiko.

During Anderson's negotiations with the Somdet Chaopraya, he introduces the official to Emiko, but when the Somdet Chaopraya's acts prove too humiliating, Emiko kills him and eight others before seeking refuge with Anderson. Akkarat accuses Anderson of conspiring with General...

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