Where the Lilies Bloom Characters

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Mary Call Luther

Mary Call is a strong, intelligent girl, who is left in charge of her two sisters and brother at the age of fourteen when her father becomes ill and dies. She made promises to her father and intends to keep them, no matter what the consequences. She is not as pretty or sweet as her sister, but Mary Call has guts and intelligence. It is probably these characteristics that make her father leave her in charge of the family. Her struggles are a testament to her strong character, and her devotion to her family and her promises show her values. Although Mary Call makes some ethically questionable decisions during the course of the novel, mostly seen in her manipulation of Kiser Pease, she is doing what she believes is best for her family.

Education is very important to Mary Call, since she fears being ignorant or...

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