Characters - Alphabetical
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CreightonAbramsThe U.S. Army General.
Mr.AmesThe night watchman. A former police.
SusannaAmesMr. Ames's wife.
SusanAnthonyJessie's new tennis coach. Aka: Suze.
EricBarstowGym instructor at Jessie's school. Man Miss Flower married.
JamieBeckettBlaire's babysitter.
MR.BeckettJanice's father.
Mrs.BennieDarren's acquaitance. The general manager of the Shire Town Inn.
Mr.BosleyThe general manager of Field and Oar.
SergeantBragaA police officer in Edgar Town.
MissCarpenterKirby's teacher.
JuliaChildAn American chef.
BillCrimminsThe caretaker of the Foley's house in Nantucket.
LorraineCrimminsPick's mother. Bill's daughter. Aka: Lavender.
PickfordCrimminsBill's grandson. A boy Jessie falls in love with.
LeonardCushionProfessor Emeritus of Microbiology.
NancyCushionLeonard's wife.
Dr. Van De BergThe Island doctor.
RogerDonellyKirby's racist classmate.
BitsyDunscombeKate's friend. Helen and Heather's mother.
WardDunscombeBitsy's husband.
Mr.EltringhamA banker in Philadelphia.
Mrs.EltringhamOwner of a small antique shop. Mr. Eltringham's wife.
MissFlowersThe guidance counselor at Jessie's school.
KatharineFoleyTiger's sister. A Civil Rights acitvist.
WilderFoleyKate's first husband. The father of the Foley siblings.
BlairFoley-WhalenTiger's sister.
GenevieveFoley-WhalenBlair and Angus's twin daughter. Kate's grandddaughter.
KatharineFox-BaskettExalta's mother. Kate's grandmother.
AnneFrankA German Diarist.
MargotFrankAnne's sister.
OttoFrankAnne's father.
CassandraFrazierHank's wife.
DarrenFrazierA Harvard student. Rajani's friend.
Dr.FrazierDarren's mother. A doctor.
HankFrazierJudge Frazier's cousin.
JudgeFrazierDarren's father.
MajorFreelanceTiger's superior.
BettyFriedanAn American writer.
JoeGarganKennedy's cousin.
OllieHaywardThe head of the tennis department.
AnneHerlihy-TurboScottie's wife.
Mrs.HimstedtThe Astrophysics Department Secretary.
BobbyHogueOne of the guesses where Kirby works.
GarrisonHoweJessie's tennis instructor.
Al JohnsonMagee's father.
MageeJohnsoonTiger's girlfriend.
BobbyKennedyFormer United States attorney general.
EdwardKennedyThe U.S. Senator.
Mary JoKopechneSara's friend who drowned. Deceased.
BudLevinDavid's father. Jessie's grandfather.
DavidLevinJessie's father. Kate's 2nd husband.
FredaLevinDavid's mother. Jessie's grandmother.
JessicaLevinTiger's step-sister. Kate and David's daughter.
MartinLuther KingAn American Baptist and activist.
MissMalantantasJessie's English teacher.
MadaketMillieThe coastal-defense specialist in World War II.
J.B.NeumannTiger's superior. A colonel.
PennNicholsExalta's husband. Kate's father. Aka: Gramps.
ExaltaNichols-FoleyKate's mother. Tiger and Jessie's grandmother. Aka: Nonny.
KatieNichols-FoleyTiger and Jessie's mother. Aka: Kate.
George N.WhalenBlair and Angus's twin son. Kate's grandson.
ClaireO'CallahanPatty's sister.
JohnO'CallahanPatty's brother.
JosephO'CallahanPatty's brother.
KevinO'CallahanPatty's brother.
MatthewO'CallahanPatty's brother.
PatriciaO'CallahanKirby's new friend and housemate. Aka: Patty.
RoseO'CallahanPatty's sister.
SaraO'CallahanPatty's sister.
TommyO'CallahanPatty's brother.
AliceO'RourkeKirby's landlady.
EvanO'RourkeAlice's bachelor nephew.
RichardP. FoleyKate's only son. Jessie's step-brother. Aka: Tiger.
RajaniPatelKirby's best friend and schoolmate.
AndyPearlsteinJessie's boyfriend.
MaryPickfordAn Actress.
PammyPopeJessie's classmate.
JeffreyPryorA man who likes Suze.
EbenezerRaymondThe first owner of the Foley's house.
RexRothmanMiss Flowers's fiancé.
RuthSayerBlair's doctor.
DonatellaTimsyFrancesca's sister.
FrancescaTimsyThe woman who works at the lingerie department.
Mrs.TimsyA longtime saleslady at Buttner's.
KimberlyTitusWard's mistress.
ReggieTitusThe Flour King. Kimberly's father.
ScottTurboA police officer. Kirby's married man ex-lover.
AngusWhalenBlair's husband.
JoeyWhalenAngus's younger brother. Blair's boyfriend before Angus.
EdithWhartonA female novelist.
SteveWillardKirby's racist classmate.
TedWilliamsTiger's favorite player in Red Sox.
ElsaWinslowLuke's mother.
LukeWinslowPatty's lover.
CarolynWinterLarry's sister.
EveWinterLarry's sister.
LarryWinterBlair's ex-boyfriend. Mrs. Winter's son.
Mrs.WinterExalta's friend.
Arturo Bitsy's lover. An Opera House waiter.
Banjo Tiger's co-army.
Bevilacqua Tiger's coach.
Brenda The receptionist at Field and Oar.
Carol Nancy's friend.
Clarissa Dr. Frazier's patient.
Denise Susanna's daughter from her first marriage.
Denny A boy that Pick babysits.
Dobbins A receptionist at the Astrophysics Department.
Doris Jessie's friend.
Doris Jessie's friend.
Eugene Tommy's roommate.
Fitz A boy that Tiger met during the war.
Francis Tiger's friend and co-army. Aka: Frog.
Ingrid Angus's new receptionist.
Ivy The babysitter of the Foleys. Aka: Poison Ivy.
Joanne Nancy's friend.
John Tiger's friend and co-army. Aka: Puppy.
Judy Nancy's friend.
Leslie Jessie's friend.
Lizz The receptionist at Field and Oar.
Luck The little kid that Tiger saved during the war.
Marco A lifeguard at the beach that Blair flirted with.
Marion Nancy's friend.
Martin Luke's housekeeper.
Maureen Kirby's housemate.
Michaela Kirby's housemate.
Miranda Kirby's housemate.
Myrtle Dr. Van De Berg's nurse.
Romeo Tiger's co-army.
Sabrina Pick's girlfriend.
Sallie Blaire's best friend.
Shep Kate's old friend.
Topher A tennis instructor.
Tracy Kirby's classmate from English class.
Tracy The candy stripper.
Trixie A woman Blair suspected as Angus's mistress. Angus's psychotherapist. Aka: Dr. Beatrix Scofield.
Zeppelin Lorraine's ex-boyfriend.