Reuven’s softball coach, who is of fighting age but mysteriously not a soldier. He makes frequent allusions to battle and war during their game, calling his players “soldiers,” which only brings more attention to his suspicious lack of uniform. He takes Reuven to the hospital after he injures his eye in a softball game.
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...ball with him and he eventually agrees. Mrs. Carpenter comes and scolds both of them. Mr. Galanter comes to visit Reuven. They speak about the war, and Reuven mentions that Billy’s uncle... (full context)