Study Guide: A Hope In the Unseen by Ron Suskind - Online Notes|
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A HOPE IN THE UNSEEN: ONLINE CHAPTER SUMMARY / ANALYSIS
A woman that Cedric Gilliam lived with when Cedric Jennings was younger.
Mother of Cedric Gilliam, grandmother of Cedric Jennings.
Brother of Cedric Gilliam, who is in Lorton Penitentiary at the same time, and uncle of Cedric Jennings.
Unnamed son of Darren Gilliam
Visits Lorton at the same time as Cedric, and chosen for attention by Cedric Gilliam over his own son.
Woman who is involved with Cedric Gilliam and who cares for him during his work release program.
The owner of the barbershop where Cedric Gilliam works for his work release program at Lorton.
Man in polo shirt and alligator boots
Provides Cedric Gilliam with the heroin to sell at the barbershop, then collects his cut at the end of the day.
Informs Cedric Gilliam when his work release job is ended.
Work release program officer
Informs Cedric Gilliam that he lost his work release job because of suspicious activity.
Cedric's first cousin, who advocates Islam with Torrence Parks.
The seven-year old son of Neddy Jennings.
Cedric Gilliam's girlfriend after parole.
A cousin of Barbara Jennings.
Barbara Jennings' oldest sister.
A friend of Butch Jennings who Cedric meets the night before leaving for Brown.
Captain Roy Grillo
A parole supervisor and former Lorton guard, Cedric Senior turns himself in to Grillo after becoming a fugitive.
A lawyer Cedric Senior has Sherene hire for his parole hearing.
A parole member board who determines the new sentence for Cedric Senior.
Unnamed middle manager at Department of Agriculture
Talks with Barbara Jennings about Cedric attending Brown University.
Unnamed woman at Department of Agriculture
Co-worker of Barbara Jennings.
Friend of Cedric Jennings in Jefferson Junior High School.
Friend of Cedric Jennings in Jefferson Junior High School, he becomes a convert to Islam and tries to influence Cedric regarding these ideas.
Friend of Cedric Jennings in Jefferson Junior High School, they still play video games together by the start of the book.
Choir director of Scripture Cathedral.
A faculty member at Jefferson Junior High who informs Barbara Jennings that Cedric will not return to that school for ninth grade.
An elder at Scripture Cathedral who was a surrogate grandmother for Cedric, she died right before he left for the MIT MITES summer program.
Bishop Long's wife.
Mother Long's sister, whose nickname belies her actual frame.
A friend from Jefferson Junior High School who is killed dealing drugs.
A missionary at Scripture Cathedral.
Two daughters of Sister Sharp, who both attend the University of Maryland.
Chooses Scripture Cathedral as the base for the Million Man March.
Unnamed woman at Scripture Cathedral
Admires how Barbara Jennings dresses for church.
An assistant pastor at Scripture Cathedral who assists Barbara Jennings when she is almost evicted.
The U.S. Marshall who oversees the eviction of Barbara and Cedric Jennings.
Heavy woman in "I Love Coffee" T-shirt
Oversees the moving crew during the eviction of Barbara and Cedric Jennings.
Eight unnamed black workers
Move Barbara and Cedric Jennings' belongings during their eviction, then move it back after being paid to do so.
Unnamed black guard at Lorton
Escorts Cedric Jennings to his meeting with his father Cedric Gilliam.
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