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Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Remy Hale
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CH FIRST NAME LAST NAME DESCRIPTION
I  Gohyang/Hometown
1Hoonie Was born with cleft palate and twisted legs.
 Yangjin Hoonie's wife.
 Sunja Yangjin's daughter.
2Fatso The youngest among the Chung brothers.
 Baek Isak A minister.
 Baek Joseb Baek's Isak's brother.
3Gombo Fatso's eldest brother.
 Jun The man who delivers coal.
 Hirohito Former Emperor of Japan.
 Bookhee A servant.
 Dokhee Bookhee's sister.
4Koh Hansu A fish dealer.
7Chu A pharmacist.
 Samoel Isak's eldest brother.
8Kyunghee Joseb's wife.
 Shin A Protestant pastor.
10Cho A rice seller.
12Shimamura Joseb's boss.
14SextonHuA young Chinese man raised by Pastor Hoo.
 Hoo A Pastor of Presbyterian Church.
 Yoshikawa A factory manager.
15Tanaka A butcher.
 Koji A butcher's helper.
 JunkoBandoSunja's identity papers.
 Mrs.KimKyunghee's neighbor.
17Okja The midwife.
 NoaBaekSunja's son.
II  Motherhood
1Mozasu Noa's brother.
 Piggy Joseb's oldest neighbor.
2KimChanghoA restaurant owner.
 Okada 1 A Japanese pharmacist.
4NobuoBokuNoa's Japanese name.
5Kong A Korean pharmacist.
 Hoshii Noa's teacher.
6Morimoto Hansu's father-in-law.
 HaruMorimotoKoh Hansu's legal name.
7Tamaguchi A farmer.
 Kyoko 1 Tamaguchi's wife.
 Ume One of Kyoko's sister.
 Tako One of Kyoko's sister.
9Kim IISungThe first leader of North Korea.
 Jinah A Korean girl.
10Hoji The landlord.
 MozasuBokuMozasu's Japanese name.
 Haruki Mozasu's classmate. Aka: Toto.
 Kara A South Korean pop girl.
11Rikidozan A wrestler.
 Chiyaki A girl who sold socks.
 Watanabe Chiyaki's grandmother's friend.
 Goro The owner of Panchinko parlor.
12Kayoki The kitchen girl.
 Miyuki Goro's lady friend.
 Daisuke Totoyama's son.
 Totoyama Haruki's mother.
15AkikoFumekiNoa's classmate.
 Kuroda A professor.
16Okada 2 One of Goro's employee.
 Yumi A seamstress.
17JohnMarymanA reverend.
 Cynthia John Maryman's mother.
20Yasuda Hansu's driver.
 Mieko Hansu's wife.
 Chiko Hansu's bodyguard.
III  Pachinko
1ReikoTamuraA school teacher.
 Bingo A waiter.
 ChieBanBingo's crush.
 HideoTakanoThe parlor manager.
 Ikeda Takano's head accountant.
2Solomon Mozasu's son.
3Noriko Hansu's new girl.
4Ayame Haruki's girl friend.
5RisaIwamuraThe head filing clerk.
 Iwamura Risa's mother.
 Watsumoto A famous docent.
 Koichi Noa's son.
 Umeko Koichi's sister. aka: Ume.
6Miss Edith Daisuke's teacher.
7TetsuoKimuraThe boy who committed suicide.
 HiroshiNodaOne of Tetsuo's classmates.
 KayakoMitsuyaOne of Tetsuo's classmates.
 Etsuko Mozasu's new girl friend.
9Hanako Etsuko's daughter. Aka: Hana.
 Tatsuo Hana's eldest brother.
 Mari Etsuko's sister.
 Nori Etsuko's ex-husband.
 Kuboda The floor manager.
 Yamamoto A driver.
 Ken HiromiA singer.
 Tari Etsuko's son.
11Nigel One of Solomon's best friends.
 Ajay One of Solomon's best friends.
 Ichiro The cook.
 Sejong King of Korea.
15Phoebe Solomon's girl friend.
16Louis Solomon's junior associate.
 Kazu Solomon's boss.
 Yamada Louis's Japanese aussie friend.
 Ono One of the gamblers.
 Giancarlo One of the gamblers.
17SonokoMatsudaA client.
20Kyoko 2 A waitress.
21Uchida The groundskeeper.
 
Pachinko suggested by Gay Weston and Nancy Davies.
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