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The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now


by Tim Tharp

Garth Easley

Character Analysis

Garth Easley, otherwise known as Geech, is Sutter's stepdad. He is a rich guy, and Sutter is convinced that's the only reason his mom married him. His parenting involves threatening Sutter with military school and then backing off when he realizes he might actually have to pay for it. In the end, he doesn't seem to care too much what Sutter does—as though Sutter isn't his problem.