Morrie's father, a Russian man who moved to the US to escape the Russian Army. He worked in the fur industry, spoke little English, and was generally cold towards Morrie and David. After the death of his wife, Morrie's mother, he sent Morrie and David to live at a hotel in Connecticut. He married Eva a year later.
Charlie Quotes in Tuesdays with Morrie
The Tuesdays with Morrie quotes below are all either spoken by Charlie or refer to Charlie. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Broadway Books edition of Tuesdays with Morrie published in 2002.).
Charlie Character Timeline in Tuesdays with Morrie
The timeline below shows where the character Charlie appears in Tuesdays with Morrie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Ninth Tuesday: We Talk About How Love Goes On
...a flashback, Morrie is eight, and a telegram comes from the hospital. Since Morrie's father, Charlie, can't read English, Morrie has to read the telegram out loud to his father—it says... (full context)