Unformatted text preview: Steele" for the hooker. Bernice, Marty, and Laverne Three thirtyish tourists from Seattle, they leave Holden with the tab at the Lavender Room. Bernice is a very good dancer. Ernie A talented pianist at his own club in Greenwich Village, he exemplifies Holden's concept of an artist who has sold out. Lillian Simmons All bust and no brains, she and her date ask Holden to sit with them at Ernie's. She used to date D.B. and oozes her fake charm in hopes of making a good impression. Horwitz The most interesting of the cab drivers in the novel, he takes Holden to Ernie's Nightclub and offers unusual zoological insight regarding those ducks and the fish at the lagoon. Faith Cavendish As one example of Holden's struggles with sexuality, she turns down his awkward and untimely request for a date....
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- Fall '11
- Ward Stradlater Holden, Robert Ackley Holden