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Name: Description:

? Curley

- Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 7. First killed. Skinny.

?, Carolyn

- Girl from brickyard Hill that once dated Ray Garraty.

?, Gwendoline

- Daughter of the king in Ray Garraty's story.

?, Hattie

- Aunt of Ray Garraty.

?, Janice

- Ray Garraty's 16 year old girlfriend.

?, Joe

- Competitor of the Long Walk. Brother of Mike. Hopi Indian.

?, Mike

- Competitor of the Long Walk. Brother of Joe. Hopi Indian. Sat down with Scramm and was shot.

?, Percy

- Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 31. Tried to escape, but was shot.

?, Priscilla

- McVries girlfriend that cut his face with a letter opener.

?, Ralph

-  Worked on the picker at a pyjama factory with Peter McVries. They had a big fight.

Aaron, Hank

-  Baseball player who hit 730 home runs (or so).

Aaronson, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 1. Short.

Abraham, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 2 17 Year old redhead.

Adderley, Cannonball

-  Musician mentioned in passing.

Astair, Fred

-  Dancer mentioned in passing.

Baker, Arthur

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 3.

Baker, James

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 4.

Barkovitch, Gary

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 5. The first competitor to get 3 warnings. He ripped out his own throat.

Bradbury, Ray

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Bredes, Don

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Brubeck, Dave

-  Musician mentioned in passing.

Carter, John

-  Fake name Henry Olson used to Barkovitch.

Collins, Wilkie

-  Wrote "The woman in White".

Cotter, Regie

-  Previous winner of the long walk from Maine. He died of a blood clot in the brain a week after the walk finished. Lisbon St in Lewiston was renamed Cotter Memorial Avenue after him.

D'Allessio, George

-  Ray Garraty went to his funeral after he was hit and killed by a car. Had funny eyes.

Davidson, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 8. Had bad acne.

Dorgen, Amelia

-  Ran a modern dance school that Ray Garraty attended.

Elwell, Mr.

-  Neighbour of Ray Garraty as a child. He held Ray after he fell while packing Hay.

Elwell, Mrs.

-  Gave Garraty a drink of cold water when younger. His neighbour.

Ewing, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 9 From Texas, black, and developed bad blisters on his feet.

Fenter, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 12.

Fenum, Roger

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 13. 50th person shot on the Walk.

Field, Charlie

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Fielder, Georgie

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Fields, W. C.

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Foster, Stephen

-  Composer mentioned in passing.

Gallant, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Garraty, Jeff

-  Brother of Ray that died of pneumonia at 6 years old.

Garraty, Jim

-  Ray's father who was taken away by the squads when Ray was 5.

Garraty, Mrs.

-  Ray Garraty's mother.

Garraty, Raymond Davis

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 47. 16 year old that eventually wins the Long Walk, but at the expense of loosing his mind. Boyfriend of Jan.

Grange, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 81.

Gribble, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 48. Called the Major a murderer.

Harkness, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 49. Writing a book on the walk.

Harlan, ?

-  Worked in the dye shop where McVries worked.

Hough, Bill

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Howard, Ron

-  Actor mentioned in passing

Jackson, Shirley

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Jensen, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Keats, John

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Kirkwood, James

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Klingerman, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 59. Had appendicitis during the walk.

Klipstein, Eddie

-  Friend of Ray Garraty that saw Freaky D'Allesio killed.

Knowles, John

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

L'Antio, Dom

-  Gave free watermelon to competitors.

Larson, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 60. Sat down when climbing a hill and was shot.

Major, The

-  The person in charge of the walk each year. Both the competitors and the spectators hold him in awe.

McVries, Katrina

-  Peter McVries 4 year old sister.

McVries, Peter

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 61. Had a scar on his face from his ex-girlfriend Priscilla.

Milligan, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Tall and well built.

Milligan, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Mitchum, Robert

-  Actor mentioned in passing.

Monk, Thelonius

-  Musician mentioned in passing.

Monroe, Marilyn

-  Actress mentioned in passing.

Morgan, Frank

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 64.

Olson, Henry

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 70. He climbed the halftrack and was shot in the stomach. He was not killed quickly.

Owens, Jimmy

-  Friend of Ray Garraty as a child.

Parker, Collie

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Paster, Bruce

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Patterson, Dr.

-  Ray Garraty's mothers friend.

Pearson, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. He brought 99 pennies in one pocket and transferred one to another pocket each time someone died. His brother liked enema's.

Petrie, Miss

-  One of Garraty's teachers.

Poe, Edgar Allan

-  Author mentioned in passing.

Popham, Davey

-  Friend of Arthur Baker that burnt off his hair when lighting farts.

Quince, Harold

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Randy

-  The robot on the shirt of a child.

Rank, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Tried to punch Barkovitch

Roosevelt, Eleanor

-  Mentioned in passing.

Salinger, J. D.

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Scramm, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 85. The only married competitor. Sat down with Mike and was shot.

Scramm, Cathy

-  Wife of competitor number 85. 18 and pregnant.

Sheila

-  The Majors Dog (Bedlington Terrier).

Sledge, Bobbi

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Stebbins, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 88. Illegitimate son of the Major that got the first warning of the walk.

Swinburn, ?

-  Writer mentioned in passing.

Toland, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk.

Travin, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Had Diarrhoea. Early leader.

Tressler, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 92. Got sunstroke and fainted before being shot.

Tubbins, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Went insane during the walk.

Wayne, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 94.

Wyman, Marty

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 97.

Yannick, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 98

Zuck, ?

-  Competitor of the Long Walk. Number 100. Fell over on railway crossing and cut his knee real bad. Red hair and "Volcanic" complexion.


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