Study Guide

Cannery Row Characters

By John Steinbeck

Doc

Meet your new international man of mystery. We don't know anything about Doc: what his real name...

Mack

Mack is the acknowledged leader of a group of bums who live at the Palace Flophouse and Grill....

Lee Chong

Lee Chong owns a grocery store on the Row and he employs tons of family members there. Since...

Dora

If Cannery Row had a first lady, it would be Dora. As Mack says, "there is one hell of a woman"...

Henri

With a name like "Henri," this guy is probably a French artiste who spends his time painting...

Mack's Boys

Hazel, Eddie, Gay, Hughie and Jones all live in the Palace Flophouse with Mack. Most of the time...

Minor Characters

The old Chinaman walks through Cannery Row in the early morning and early evening, freaking...