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Characters By Chapter
Jeffrey Hale
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1  Salt Draw
 Buster Daisy Mae's son.
 Helen Daisy Mae's youngest daughter.
 RobertCaseyA member of the first cavalry unit of the U.S. Army.
 Daisy Mae PeacockDaughter of a miner.
 Apache Daisy Mae's manservant.
 Lupe Daisy Mae's servant girl. Aka: Loopy.
 AdamCaseyDaisy Mae's husband.
 Robert E.LeeRobert Casey's commanding officer.
 Mr.McClurgAdam's neighbor.
   Poms - English Pilgrims
 Roosevelt A horse.
 Mr.ClutterbuckA grocer.
2  The Miraculous Starecase
 LilyCaseyAdam and Daisy Mae's eldest daughter.
 MotherAlbertinaMother Superior.
 Pucket Lily's neighbor.
 Louella Pucket's sister.
 ZacharyClemensTenant farmer.
 Dorothy Zachary's daughter.
 Patches Lily's horse.
 Ellie Zachary's wife.
3  Promises
 PriscillaLoosefootA half-Navajo woman.
 Mr.MacIntoshSchool superintendent.
 Mim A commodities trader's wife.
 MinnieHanaganOne of Lily's roommates.
 TedConoverA vacuum-cleaner salesman.
 Charlie Ted's co-worker.
 Margaret Ted's wife.
4  The Red Silk Shirt
 GradyGammageCollege president.
 BalmyGilSon of the guy with four wives.
 OrvilleStubbsOne of the town hall deputies. Aka: Rooster.
 Red Devil A mustang.
 JimSmithHorse race judge. Aka: Big Jim, Smithy.
 Flivver  Jim's Model T Ford.
 LotSmithJim's father.
 Mr.WonderfulThe man with Hollywood connections.
 FatherCavanaughA priest.
5  Lambs
 GrannyCombsBest midwife in Yavapai County.
 Rosemary Jim and Lily's daughter. Aka: Rose Mary.
 Little Jim Jim and Lily's son.
 Mr.LeeThe Ash Fork Chinaman.
 Mei-Mei Rosemary's pet lamb.
 BlackieCamelThe older of the two Camel brothers.
 Old Jake Hired help.
 Jenny A little mule.
 Bossie A cow.
6  Teacher Lady
 Mrs.HutterLily's neighbor.
 UncleEliPatriarch of the local polygamists.
  JohnsonDeputy in Seligman
 Johnny JohnsonDeputy Johnson's son.
 Rosita Mexican girl.
7  The Garden of Eden
   Havasupai - people of the blue-green water
 FidelHannaA young Havasupai.
 ClaricePearlSenior muckety-muck with Arizona Department of Education.
 MarionFinchA nurse.
   Yavapai - The Sun People
   Walapai - The Tall Pine People
  GaitersA movie director.
  Boots An actor/extra.
8  Gumshoes
 Winnie RuthJuddA murderer. Aka: Blonde Butcher, Trunk Murderess.
 Ernestine An art teacher.
 Glenda A warehouse bookkeeper.
9  Flyboy
 AgnesWeepsHorse Mesa's first schoolteacher.
 Diane Little Jim's wife.
 RexWallsAir force pilot.
 RayCrebbRanch owner.
 Gus Rex's old air force buddy.
Epi  The Little Critter
 Jeannette WallsRex and Rosemary's daughter.
Half Broke Horses suggested by Terry Harvey