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The Red Pony Characters
Meet the Cast
You'd be forgiven if, on reading the first couple pages of The Red Pony, you assumed it's a stock and standard coming-of-age story. You know what we're talking about: a boy gets a pet, learns respo...
Meet Billy, Carl Tiflin's right-hand man. He's a "broad, bandy-legged little man with a walrus mustache, with square hands, puffed and muscled on the palms" (1.1). In other words, he's been ranchin...
Carl Tiflin is the rough, gruff papa to our young Jody. He's not exactly the most loving dad in the world, but he's not a total jerk either.A Manly Man's Man in a Man's WorldIf you're looking for a...
Mrs. Tiflin is a mystery. Or maybe there's just not much to her. It's kind of hard to make the call, to be perfectly honest.She seems to support her husband's decisions when it comes to running the...
In a book filled with sad people experiencing sad things, Grandfather just might be the saddest of them all.He was once a Big Deal—a Leader of the People, no less. He was in charge of a long conv...
If Gitano had a mantra, it would be, I will stay here until I die, thank you very much. See, a very very very long time ago, Gitano was born on the land that the Tiflins now own. And when he shows...
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