Grace’s husband and Dwayne Hoover’s “white sales manager.” Harry, despite being named after a Buick, has worked in Dwayne’s Pontiac dealership in Midland City for over twenty years. He is also “fabulously well-to-do,” having struck it rich in the stock market after purchasing cheap stock in Xerox years ago. Harry is a “secret transvestite,” and when Dwayne criticizes the drab clothing Harry usually wears to work, he is certain that Dwayne has discovered his secret. He is the only one in Midland City to notice Dwayne’s mental decline, yet he does nothing to help, and instead quits his job and buys a condominium on Maui. Harry LeSabre is an example of American society’s inclination to sidestep or ignore those who present with symptoms of mental illness.
Harry LeSabre Character Timeline in Breakfast of Champions
The timeline below shows where the character Harry LeSabre appears in Breakfast of Champions. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...and coconuts. Dwayne has forgotten all about “Hawaiian Week,” which is puzzling enough, but then Harry LeSabre walks by wearing a “lettuce-green leotard, straw sandals, a grass skirt, and a pink... (full context)