Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me

by

Ron Hall and Denver Moore

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Don Shisler Character Analysis

Don Shisler is the manager of the Union Gospel Mission. Although Don plays a minor role in the story, he is the first person to meet Denver and convince him to sleep at the mission and earn his keep by cleaning up around the place. In this way, Don becomes the initial point of contact between Ron, Deborah, and Denver.
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Don Shisler Character Timeline in Same Kind of Different as Me

The timeline below shows where the character Don Shisler appears in Same Kind of Different as Me. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 17
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...the city, across from the Union Gospel Mission. After a few years, the mission’s manager, Don Shisler , finally manages convince Denver to sleep on one of his beds rather than outside,... (full context)
Chapter 18
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Inside, Ron and Deborah meet the director, Don Shisler , as well as Chef Jim, an enthusiastic older man who went from a prestigious... (full context)
Chapter 55
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...Big Bend National Park for a week when Ron receives an urgent phone call from Don Shisler . Don explains to Ron that a wealthy couple heard Denver’s story at the memorial... (full context)
Chapter 56
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Denver picks up his narration. Don Shisler invites Denver to a National Philanthropy Day ceremony at an upscale hotel ballroom, which he... (full context)