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|Morris Bober||Morris Bober is the protagonist. He owns a grocery story that has fallen on hard times. Read More|
|Frank Alpine||Frank Alpine is a young man trying to atone for his wrongdoings by helping the Bobers at their grocery store. Read More|
|Helen Bober||Helen Bober is Ida and Morris's only daughter and a love interest of Frank. Read More|
|Ward Minogue||Ward Minogue is Frank's acquaintance and a local criminal.|
|Ida Bober||Ida Bober is Morris's wife. She watches over her daughter Helen.|
|Julius Karp||Julius Karp is a successful local liquor store owner.|
|Louis Karp||Louis Karp is Julius Karp's son, known for being lazy.|
|Detective Minogue||Detective Minogue is Ward Minogue's abusive father.|
|Nat Pearl||Nat Pearl is Helen's former love interest, who now uses her without any plans to marry her.|
|Betsy Pearl||Betsy Pearl is Helen's friend.|
|Sam Pearl||Sam Pearl is Betsy and Nat's father.|
|Goldie Pearl||Goldie Pearl is Betsy and Nat's mother.|
|Al Marcus||Al Marcus is a local shop owner.|
|Breitbart||Breitbart is a local lightbulb salesman.|
|The Fusos||The Fusos are the Bobers's tenants.|
|Schmitz||Schmitz is the owner of the new Norwegian grocery story with which the Bobers are in competition.|
|Ephraim||Ephraim is Ida and Morris's son, who died as a child.|