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|Santiago||From a small village near Havana, Cuba, Santiago is an old and destitute fisherman who has not caught a fish in a long time. Read More|
|Manolin||Manolin is a young boy, who loves and cares for the old man. Read More|
|Marlin||The marlin is a huge fish—bigger and stronger than any the old man has ever caught. Read More|
|Fishermen||Although the village fishermen first look down on Santiago because of his long streak of bad luck, they admire the sheer size of the marlin's skeleton.|
|Martin||Owner of the local café, Martin allows Manolin to take free food to the old man.|
|Perico||Although Perico never appears, he provides newspapers for Santiago.|
|Strong man from Cienfuegos||Remembering how he won a long and difficult arm-wrestling match and an easier rematch against the "strong negro," Santiago associates this opponent with loss of confidence.|