Lyman Lamartine is a Chippewa Indian who lives on the reservation with his family, including his older brother Henry with whom he is close. He is a hard worker who is good with money, briefly… read analysis of Lyman Lamartine
Henry Lamartine, Jr. is Lyman’s older brother, of a different father. He is carefree and easygoing at the beginning of the story, quick to make a joke and gentle despite his resemblance to Red… read analysis of Henry Lamartine
Susy is a young girl that Henry and Lyman pick up hitchhiking on their road trip. Her most distinctive feature is her hair, which is usually tied up in “buns around her ears,” but which… read analysis of Susy
Henry and Lyman’s eleven-year-old sister, who takes the photograph of them that haunts Lyman.
Lyman’s friend, who helps Lyman hide the photograph of him and Henry.