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Who are the main characters in Leon Uris's "Exodus" and what are their personalities?

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1. American nurse, Kitty Fremont, if initially "a nice woman who looks at Jews as though she were looking into a cage at a zoo," acquires an affection for Ari that causes her to revise her outlook.

2. Karen Hansen Clement, a young and beautiful survivor of the Holocaust. She is helpful and kind.

3. Dov Landau — variously described as "a very good artist" and "a real artist" — overcome his isolation in pain and alienation.

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