We Live in Water Characters

Jess Walter
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Wayne “Bit” Bittinger – “Anything Helps”

Wayne “Bit” Bittinger is the protagonist of “Anything helps.” He is a recovering drug and alcohol addict who has been unable to remain sober for any sustained period of time. His girlfriend, Julie, was also an addict, and she is now deceased. Due to Wayne’s homelessness and addictions, he has lost custody of his son, Nate, who now lives in a foster home. Despite setbacks, Wayne remains committed to one day staying sober and regaining custody of Nate

Oren Dessens – “We Live in Water”

Oren Dessens is the main character in the 1958 storyline of “We Live in Water.” He is a World War Two veteran. He is divorced, and he has custody of his son. One day, Oren has sex with the wife of Ralph Bannen, a violent organized criminal. Before Bannen kills Oren, Oren makes his friend Flett promise to maintain the...

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