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Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Jeffrey Hale
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CH   FIRST NAME   LAST NAME   DESCRIPTION
1   Henry   Lee   A widower in his late 50's.
    Ethel       Henry's wife. Died of cancer.
    Martin       Henry's son. aka: Marty.
3   Francis   Lung   Henry's childhood acquaintance.
    Harold   Chew   Henry's childhood acquaintance.
    Sheldon   Thomas   Henry's old friend. A polished jazz player.
    Charlie   Preston Jr.   School bully. aka: Chaz.
    Will   Whitworth   School bully.
    Carl   Parks   School bully.
    Mrs.   Beatty   Lunch lady.
4       Silverwood   School vice principal.
    Denny   Brown   Student on flag duty.
    Mrs.   Walker   Henry's teacher.
5   Keiko   Okabe   Japanese girl. Henry's friend.
6   Niroku   Shitamae   Local Japanese businessman. aka: Frank.
7   Oscar   Holden   Patriarch of Seattle jazz.
            Nihonmachi - Japanese communities.
8   Bud   Long   Man who runs Bud's Jazz Records.
10   Clarence   Ma   Funeral director assigned to Henry's family.
12   Mr.   Toyama   Keiko's English composition reacher.
13   Palmyra   Pettison   New owner of the Panama Hotel.
17           Hokubei Jiji - The North American Times.
18   Samantha       Henry's future daughter-in-law.
20   Charles   Preston Sr.   Chaz's father.
25   Sabro   Ozasa   Japanese architect who built the Panama Hotel.
    Mr.   Okabe   Keiko's father.
26           Hsi Hua Pao - the Seattle Chinese Post.
32   Mr.   Deacons   Substitute teacher for Mrs. Walker.
38   Mrs.   Okabe   Keiko's mother.
40   Dr.   Luke   Chinese doctor practicing at Henry's neighborhood.
    Wee       Old man in the fish market.
            Saang jan - stranger.
41           Chinshan - The Gold Mountain - seeking fortune in USA.
    King       Henry's aunt.
    Herb       King's husband.
43   Mr.   Okamoto   Man killed in Camp Minidoka.
51   Minnie       Sheldon's second wife.
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