Sunday, September 26, 2010

The All-American King character guide

All of the major characters and many of the minor characters in The All-American King represent individuals included in the Biblical account of King David's life. These representations are listed below. Characters in the novel are listed in red; the Biblical figures they represent are listed in blue.

Dave King - King David
Ozzie King - Ozem, brother of David
Obadiah King - Obed, grandfather of David
Sal Kishman - King Saul
Jesse King - Jesse, father of David
Anthony Krieger - Abishai, nephew of David
Joe Krieger - Joab, nephew of David
Asa Krieger - Asahel, nephew of David
Zoe Krieger - Zeruiah, sister of David
Abby King - Abigail, sister of David
Eli King - Eliab, brother of David
Adam King - Abinadab, brother of David
Shane King - Shimea, brother of David
Reverend Samuels - Samuel the prophet
John Kishman - Jonathan, son of Saul
Phil Galbraith - Goliath
Coach Acheson - King Achish
Doug Edmonds - Doeg the Edomite
Neil Heimlich - Ahimelech the priest
Michelle Kishman - Michal, daughter of Saul
Boz Kishman - Ish-Bosheth, son of Saul
Abner Kishman - Abner, cousin of Saul
Thor Heimlich - Abiathar the priest, son of Ahimelech
Coach Keeler - citizens of Keilah
Calvin Ziph - the Ziphites
Perry Arbuckle - Paarai the Arbite
Amy Martin - Ahinoam, wife of David
Caleb Nagel - Nabal the Calebite
Gail Taylor - Abigail, wife of David
Tank Garber - Gareb the Ithrite
Paul Lasch - Paltiel, husband of Michal
Kyle King - Kileab, son of David
Nathan Rodriguez - Nathan the prophet
Jason Hackman - Jashobeam the Hacmonite
Archie King - Absalom, son of David
Michael Lewis - Mephibosheth, son of Jonathan
Tammy King - Tamar, daughter of David
Jerry Irving - Jether, brother-in-law of David
Donnie King - Adonijah, son of David
Beth Schaeffer - Bathsheba
Ryan Schaeffer - Uriah, husband of Bathsheba
Jon King - Jonadab, nephew of David
Tom Nelson - Amnon, son of David
Levi Zadok - Zadok the priest
Andy Irving - Amasa, nephew of David
Sol Schaeffer - Solomon, son of David
Ben Shea - Sheba the Benjamite
Tony Huscher - Hushai the Arkite
Ben Jeffries - Benaiah, son of Jehoiada