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He still operates the bar in, thirteen years after Holly lived in the area. Joe was in love with Holly in the s and retains fond memories of her still.
Berman O. According to the narrator, he smells of cigars and cologne. In his early fifties, Doc is a horse doctor from Tulip, Texas.
His wife died in , leaving him to care for their four children. After Holly shows up at his house two years later as a runaway child, Doc soon marries her.
This is in , when she is not yet fourteen. Doc treats her well but she runs away within a year or so.
Doc searches for her and finally finds her in New York, where he surprises the narrator with his story. Doc wants Holly to return to Tulip with him, but she explains with as much kindness as she can that that will not be possible.
Doc accepts her decision and returns home. He and Holly ran away from their foster home together and both lived with Doc Golightly.
Holly is deeply fond of Fred, who showed her affection when they were children. Fred joins the army and fights in World War II.
When Holly receives a telegram informing her that Fred has been killed in combat, she is grief-stricken.
Holly Golightly Holly Golightly is the heroine of the novel. When the narrator first meets her she is just under nineteen years old.
Holly, who is slim, well-dressed and fun-loving, is a paradox: she is at once innocent and worldly-wise.
She does not work for a living but lives off the money given to her by men. She has many male admirers, including the narrator and Joe Bell, who are drawn to her innocence and her charming irresponsibility as well as to her good looks.
Despite the fact that she lives off the generosity of men, she does not believe herself to be a prostitute and claims that she has not had sex with all that many men, and she always feels some emotions for them: she tries to love them rather than just cashing their checks and not thinking any more about them.
It transpires during the course of the novel that Holly is an orphan from the South who ran away from her foster family because they mistreated her.
She married Doc Golightly, a man about thirty-five years older than she, when she was thirteen, but soon grew tired of the domesticated life and ran away.
She lived for a while in California and then moved to New York. Holly is an independent but restless woman who longs to find love and a place she can call home.
Until then she intends to keep on traveling. The Narrator The unnamed narrator is a young as yet unpublished writer who in lives in the same building as Holly Golightly.
He is modeled on the author, Truman Capote. The narrator becomes friends with Holly and for a while they spent quite a lot of time together.
He even falls in love with her in a quiet sort of way, but she never regards him as more than a friend. During the time when he is friends with Holly he is excited to have one story accepted for publication by a university review.
To support himself he has to take a nine to five job, from which he is soon fired. He finds it difficult to find another job and is worried that he might be drafted into the armed forces.
Some months after Holly flies to Brazil, the narrator sells two more stories, so he appears to be on the road to success. Much later, he is inspired to write about Holly.
He also reveals during his narrative of the war years that he later traveled extensively, including to Europe, Morocco and the West Indies just like the well-traveled Capote.
He is the one who invites Holly to visit Sally in prison, offering her a hundred dollars per visit. She takes a dislike to Holly and at one point circulates a petition among the other tenants calling for Holly to be evicted because of her poor morals and her habit of throwing noisy, late-night parties.
Sally Tomato Sally Tomato is a mafia boss who is serving five years in Sing Sing prison for political bribery. He pays Holly to visit him and uses her to pass on messages that enable him to retain control of an international narcotics syndicate.
Holly thinks he is a delightful old man, very religious. Rusty Trawler Rusty Trawler is a rich playboy with a colorful background. As an adult, he has always been the talk of the gossip columnists.
He has been married and divorced four times, and has a reputation as a Nazi sympathizer. The marriage ends in divorce. Mag Wildwood Mag Wildwood is a glamorous young woman originally from rural Arkansas.
Her physical appearance is striking, since she is over six feet tall. She is confident with men, who seem to fall over themselves to get to know her, although Mag thinks of herself as a very conventional person.
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He passes along a photo of an African carving that resembles Holly to the narrator twelve years after he had last seen her.
Another tenant in the brownstone apartment building in which the narrator and Holly live. A photographer for a popular picture magazine, it is implied that Yunioshi is attracted to Holly.
To placate Yunioshi when he is upset at her for ringing his doorbell late at night when she has lost her key, Holly suggests she will let him take compromising photos of her.
On a trip through Africa, when Yunioshi discovers an African man who has a carving that resembles Holly, he tries to buy it for a large amount of money and goods.
Yunioshi also photographs the model Mag Wildwood for a major magazine shoot. The man that Yunioshi encounters in Tococul, Africa, who has completed a carving that resembles Holly.
The African refuses to sell the carving to Yunioshi, claiming that it is a representation of a young white woman who unexpectedly visited his village earlier that year.
He implies that he had an affair with this woman, who later departed just as suddenly as she had arrived. Often referred to by the narrator as "Madame Spanella".
Another tenant in the brownstone occupied by the narrator and Holly, a "coloratura", or soprano, who enjoys regular roller-skating. Spanella often calls Holly a whore, and brings an eviction petition against her.
Later, Spanella directs the authorities to Holly when they are seeking to arrest her. Despite what her name implies, Spanella appears to be a misogynist, accepting the same disruptive behavior in Quaintance Smith that she despised in Holly.
The man who accompanies Holly to her apartment door the night the narrator first sees her. He is upset that Holly won't let him come into her apartment and that she calls him "Harry".
Holly explains to Sid that he should have given her more than twenty cents when she asked for change for the powder-room. Holly's pet, a striped orange tom cat she picked up at the river whom she refuses to name.
On the day of her escape from New York, Holly drops him off on the corner of a Spanish Harlem street, which she later regrets. The narrator promises to search for "cat" after she has left, and later finds him behind the window of a cozy Spanish Harlem home.
Holly's beloved brother, who does not appear in the narrative action. Holly describes him as "sweet", "vague", "slow", and over six feet tall, a height she attributes to his affection for peanut butter.
Holly calls the narrator "Fred", as he reminds her of her brother. A soldier in the U. After he dies, Holly never mentions her brother again, and stops calling the narrator "Fred".
A major figure in the New York mafia incarcerated in Sing Sing prison on racketeering charges, and with whom Holly gets involved in a major drug scandal.
At her visits, Sally gives Holly "the weather report" - statements encoded as information about the weather - which she then repeats to his lawyer O'Shaughnessy.
Sally warns Holly before she is arrested, and Holly defends him in her public statements to the press on the day of her arrest.
A defrocked priest and gangster also known as "Father" and "The Padre".