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TOM LAKE by Ann Patchett

Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Kristian Fabricante
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CH FIRST NAME LAST NAME DESCRIPTION
1Veronica Lara's best friend.
 Mr.MartinThe play's director. Lara's grandmother's friend.
 EmilyWebbThe protagonist in "Our Town".
 GeorgeGibbsEmily's lover.
 WallyWebbEmily Webb's brother.
 RebeccaGibbsA character in "Our Town".
 Cheryl The girl who worked at the register at Major Market.
 Marcia Lara's friend.
 LauraKenisonProtagonist and Narrator. AKA: Lara.
 ConstableWarrenA character in "Our Town".
 Mr.SaxonOne of the auditionees.
 Mr.ParksOne of the auditionees.
 Lara(2) A character in Doctor Zhivago.
 Mr.AndersonA loan officer from Liberty Bank.
 EmilyNelsonLara and Joe's eldest daughter.
 Maisie(1)NelsonLara and Joe's daughter.
 NellNelsonLara and Joe's daughter.
 PeterDukeThe actor playing the role of George Gibbs. Lara's lover.
 Hazel Maisie's dog.
 StageManagerA character in "Our Town".
2Jimmy-George One of the auditionees.
 Hardy Lara's step-brother.
 BillRipleyA famous actor.
 RaeAnnRipley's niece.
 JoeNelsonOur Town's director. Lara's husband.
4BennyHolzapfelEmily's boyfriend.
 Ashby The production-wardrobe girl.
5SpaldingGrayThe stage manager in New York. A famous actor.
 Charlie A talent manager.
6AlbertLongThe actor who played Uncle Wallace.
 Eric The executive producer.
 Tom The main protagonist in Tom Lake's story.
 Heather The nanny.
 EditorWebbEmily Webb's father.
7SebastianDukeDuke's brother.
 MyrtleWebbEmily Webb's mother.
 Mrs.GibbsGeorge's mother.
8Aly Laura's old schoolmate.
 PallaceClarkeLara's understudy.
 Gene Our Town's assistant director.
 Lee Albert's understudy.
9Auden Pallace's dance partner.
 Charles Auden's Korean-American boyfriend.
 SarahDukeDuke and Sebastian's dead sister.
10JohnnyMacA tennis player.
 KurtHolzapfelBenny's brother.
 GretelHolzapfelBenny's sister.
12Maisie (2)NelsonJoe's aunt.
 KenNelsonJoe's uncle.
 AliceNelsonJoe's cousin.
 KennyNelsonJoe's cousin.
13Pete The actual stage manager for the show.
 ElyseAdlerUncle Wallace's 2nd wife.
14Eddie Duke's character.
 Mae A character in Fool For Love.
 Cody Duke's co-actor.
 Martin A character in Fool For Love.
 Homer The actor who played Martin.
 PatsyOttsThe Nelsons's neighbor.
16Jeanne The morning nurse.
 Chan Lara's friend at Tom Lake.
17Cat Lara's friend. A costume maker.
 Andy Sebastian's student.
19BrianKenisonLara's uncle.
 Heath Lara's brother.
 Hardy Lara's brother.
20LaurenMintieLara's friend.
 Ramona Lauren's daughter.
 Chelsea Duke's wife.
 
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Tom Lake suggested by Susan Smith
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