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Characters

Meet the Cast

Dexter Green

It's All About the BenjaminsDexter is Our Hero, the main character of "Winter Dreams." But what kind of hero is he exactly? Certainly not your typical one. Dexter's main goal in life is to make ton...

Judy Jones

Let's think about this for a second. Judy Jones is a central character in the story, but what do we really know about her?Well for one thing, Judy is horrible. We're just going to come out and say...

Mr. Mortimer Jones

Mortimer Jones is Judy's father and one of Dexter's clients at the Sherry Island Golf Club when Dexter is working there as a caddy. Mortimer Jones is not a very dynamic character. Instead, he stand...

Irene Scheerer

Irene Scheerer is a Nice Girl. She is also well-off, like Judy, but she doesn't have Judy's great beauty. When Dexter finally realizes that Judy is never going to be his, he turns his attentions to...

Hilda (The Nurse)

Poor HildaHilda is Judy Jones' nurse (a.k.a. her nanny) in the first section of "Winter Dreams." Hilda brings Judy to the Sherry Island Golf Club for golf lessons, apparently on Mortimer Jones' ord...

The Caddy Master

This man is in charge of the Sherry Island Golf Club's troop of caddies. When Dexter resigns from his job and turns in his Class "A" caddy badge, it is the caddy master who gives him his last paych...

Devlin

In the last section of "Winter Dreams," Dexter has become a Wall Street bigwig. Devlin is a business associate from Detroit who mentions that he is surprised to hear Dexter is from Minnesota. Devli...

Lud Simms

Lud Simms is Devlin's best friend and the man whom Judy Jones has married by the end of "Winter Dreams." We never get to see him directly, but we can't help but think that he's bad news when even h...

Mr. Hart

Mr. Hart is one of the three men who plays golf with Dexter at the Sherry Island golf course on the day that he meets Judy Jones for the second time. While Dexter and Mr. Hart play, Dexter privatel...

Mr. McKenna

Mr. McKenna is Dexter's boss at the Sherry Island Golf Club. He is the one who orders Dexter to wait at the caddy house for the caddy master to return on the day that Dexter meets Judy Jones for th...

Mr. Sandwood

Mr. Sandwood joins Mr. Hart, Mr. T.A. Hedrick, and Dexter on the golf course at Sherry Island where Dexter meets Judy Jones a second time. The only descriptive detail we get about Mr. Sandwood is t...

Mr. T.A. Hedrick

At the beginning of "Winter Dreams," when Dexter is fourteen years old, Mr. T.A. Hedrick is one of the rich Sherry Island Golf Club members who he dreams of defeating as he waits for the Minnesota...

Mrs. Scheerer

Mrs. Scheerer is Irene's mother. She is also a vision of what Irene will be like in twenty years: kind, welcoming, and generous, unlike Judy's aloof father, Mr. Mortimer Jones. The Scheerer family...

The New Yorker

When Judy and Dexter are dating the first time around, she eventually ditches Dexter for a man from back east. She always has plenty of lovers, but this New Yorker, rumor has it, has asked Judy to...
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