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Characters By Chapter
Remy Hale
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1MatthewSoamesA school teacher.
 Callie G.SoamesMatthew's wife.
 Jessica One of Mathew and Callie's daughters.
 Leonie One of Mathew and Callie's daughters.
 Soames Leonie's son.
 Mr.CorcoranA farmer.
 JakeLathamMatthew's acquaintance.
 Fanny Jake's wife.
 WilliamShakespeareEnglish playwright and poet.
 Pierre-AugusteRenoirA painter.
 Caroline AmeliaNationAn American activist. aka: Carry.
 Mathy Elizabeth The third daughter of Matthew and Callie.
 Peter Mathy's son.
 Ophelia Callie's cousin. aka: Phelie
 Mary Jo The youngest daughter of Matthew and Callie.
 Ralph Ophelia's husband.
 Cass Ophelia's mother.
 MissHagarCallie's friend.
 Jo Soames' aunt.
3BrotherMoselyA preacher.
2Marvin Jessica's admirer.
3Blossom A Jersey cow. aka: Blossie.
 MissGeorgeAn English teacher.
4TomPurdyA boy who was raised at Ozark farm.
5Mrs.BarrowOne of the church's ladies.
 Mrs.BuxtonOne of the church's ladies.
 Mrs.SellsOne of the church's ladies.
 SerenaHicksOne of the church's ladies.
12Bertie Jessica's aunt.
 Mr.OlinA farmer.
 Mrs.OlinMr. Olin's wife and became Jessica's good friend.
1GeorgeWashington1st President of the United States.
 DelmoreJewelDelmora's mother.
 Delmora One of Matthew's students.
 GarneyRoblesA local carpenter and member of the school board.
 EdwardInwoodOne of Matthew's students. aka: Ed.
2PontiusPilateThe fifth governor of the Roman province of Judaea.
 Venusde MiloAn ancient Greek statue.
 BenjaminFranklinOne of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
 HenryVan DykeA famous short story writer, poet, and essayist.
   Aphrodite An ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure.
 Helen One of Matthew's students.
3AliceWandlingOne of Matthew's students.
 AlexanderPoeAn author.
 MissCoppidgeAn English teacher.
 FrancisBaconA statesman, philosopher, and master of the English tongue.
5Genevieve Leonie's friend.
8Aaron Matthew's brother.
 ChristopherColumbusAn Italian explorer and navigator.
 Mr.KolbConducted a class in the Palmer Method.
 BenCarpenterWon the contest conducted by Mr. Kolb.
 PhoebeOechenMatthew's acquaintance.
 HugoGrancourtCallie's grandfather.
 Mitch Hugo's eldest son.
 GabrielSoamesMatthew's grandfather.
 JohnnyFaustMatthew's friend.
 Virg Johnny's acquaintance.
9Pharaoh Matthew's mule.
10Thaddeus One of Callie's half-brothers. aka: Thad.
 Wesley One of Callie's half-brothers.
11Mr.MotherwellA professor.
 CharlotteNewhouseOne of Matthew's students.
12ScottRichards A television news reporter, photographer, producer and anchor.
 CharlesDickensEnglish writer and social critic.
 TheodoreDreiserAmerican novelist and journalist of the naturalist school.
 EdithWhartonAmerican novelist, short story writer, and designer.
 AmantineDupinFrench novelist, memoirist, and journalist. aka: George Sand.
 JohnKeatsEnglish romantic poet.
 AlfredTennysonBritish poet.
 OmarKhayyamPersian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet.
1ClabberDumpsonA minion.
 Maude A horse.
 WalterHenshawA grocery owner. aka: Walt.
 Orville A farmer.
 Mrs.GunnMr. Henshaw's customer.
 Roy Mrs. Gunn's husband.
 EzzerClarkA preacher.
2BrotherCottrellSoames' family's acquaintance.
3Irene TempleBaileyAmerican novelist and short story writer.
 Emma L.Squier A writer and actress.
4Ruthie Mathy's friend.
 Bobby Ruthie's cousin.
 H. L.MenckenAmerican journalist and writer.
 BertrandRussellBritish philosopher and logician.
 SigmundFreudAustrian neurologist and the founding father of psychoanalysis.
 SinclairLewisAmerican novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
 CalvinCoolidge30th President of the United States.
5GeorgiaBrownEnglish singer and actress.
 EzraPoundAmerican poet and critic.
 Richard E.ByrdU.S. naval officer, pioneer aviator, and polar explorer.
8CharlesLindberghAmerican aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist.
 Lindy Matthew's acquaintance.
10RichardFieldsAmerican musician. aka: Dimples.
 Lil Ed's sister.
1Kenneth A basketball coach. aka: Kenny.
 CarolPakorneyLeonie's best friend.
 Ralphie Ralph and Ophelia's son.
2Sukie An old cow.
4Billy Ed's acquaintance.
 GretaGarboSwedish-American actress.
6Creighton Jessica's second husband.
2MarcoPoloVenetian merchant and adventurer.
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