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Characters By Chapter
Kristian Fabricante
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1SangLyProtagonist and Narrator.
 KiLimSang Ly's husband.
 Grandfather Sang Ly's grandfather.
 Daddy Sang Ly's father.
 SopeapSinCollects Sang Ly's rent. Aka: The Cow, The Rent Collector.
 Vadavamukha A Sky God with the body of a man and a head of the horse.
 ReakK. DevyVadamukha's wife. The Blood Goddess.
2JoraniKahnOne of the female pickers.
 DaraNeakLena's distant cousin.
 LuckyFatThe abandoned child.
 PrakSimAn orphan child. The boy who taught Lucky to sort trash.
 Nisay Sang Ly's son.
4NarinSokSopeap's cousin.
5TevaMaoSang Ly's neighbor.
7Lena Sang Ly's mother.
10Maly Lucky's friend. The girl Lucky and Sang Ly saved.
11Preah B.SomA Cambodian author.
12JoraniKhanLena's friend.
13HermanMelvilleAn American author.
 KhunCheanThe man who translated one of Herman's books.
14SyMaoAn author.
15Sarann The protagonist in Sopeap's story.
 CaptainAhabThe protagonist in Sopeap's story who dies in the end.
 Kamol The man Sarann met.
16VannaMaoTeva's oldest daughter.
   Momordica Charantia - Tropical plant that grows in Cambodia.
 Tieb A custard apple.
18LewisCarrollThe author of Alice in Wonderland.
 Robert LouisStevensonA Scottish Novelist.
 NheanUyA Cambodian writer.
 PranTeoSang Ly's friend.
 Chey Sang Ly's friend.
19MakaraHongThe fruit vendor.
20YasunariKawabataA Japanese author.
 DoctorChanNisay's doctor.
21RajamBanerjeeThe author of Tiger Road.
22UncleKeoSang Ly's uncle who worked at the provincial government.
 The HealerBa's friend.
25SovannSonThe protagonist in Sopeap's story. A hunter.
 SamnangSongSoriya's husband.
 Channary Samnang's sister.
 SoriyanSongThe real Sopeap Sin.
27ChendaLai SinSang Ly's new rent collector.
 RathanaSinSopeap's sister.
 Ponleak Rathana's husband.
28GrandmaSinSopeap's grandmother.
 Chimm Rangsey's guard.
 HengRangseyChimm's boss. The owner of the house where Sopeap lived.
 Kiri Ponleak and Rathana's son.
The Rent Collector suggested by Lynne Peterson