List of Characters
Master List of Characters
Valerian Street—the wealthy American who began developing the island and has now retired there at his estate, L’Arbe de la Croix; age 70.
Margaret Lordi Street—Valerian’s second wife, who bears his only child; a former beauty queen from Maine.
Sydney Childs—Valerian’s black butler for the last 40 years.
Ondine Childs—Sydney’s wife; cook for the household; called Nanadine by her niece Jadine.
Jadine Childs—25-year-old niece of the Childs; a high-fashion model in Paris and New York; sometimes called Jade.
Son—a sailor who has jumped ship and is found hiding in Margaret’s closet; also known as the unnamed sailor,...
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