Study Guide

Alas, Babylon Characters

By Pat Frank

Randy Bragg

When he first pops up on our radar, Randy Bragg is a womanizing, day-drinking, failed politician...

Ben Franklin Bragg

No, he's not a Founding Father caught in a time vortex. Sorry to disappoint. Don't underestimate...

Helen Bragg

Helen Bragg is defined by motherhood. Part of this might be due to a slightly un-woke perspective...

Mark Bragg

Marky Mark might get less page-time than his funky bunch, but he's one of Alas, Babylon's most...

Peyton Bragg

Young Peyton Bragg wants to be a hero, but everyone won't stop treating her like a zero. She's...

Dan Gunn

He might have a name better fitting a mustachioed action movie lead than a small-town doctor, but...

Malachai Henry

As a poor, African-American man, Malachai Henry isn't respected much by the dominant social order...

Lib McGovern

At first, it can be easy to underestimate Lib McGovern. She seems like some rich, spoiled Yankee...

Bill McGovern

Bill McGovern goes from being a bored, depressed retiree to having a pep in his step like he...