Breakfast at Tiffany's


  • The unnamed narrator-writer: a writer who relates his memories of Holly Golightly, the people in her life, and his relationship with her.
  • Holiday (Holly) Golightly: downstairs neighbor and center of attention of the writer's memoirs.
  • Joe Bell: A bartender acquainted with both the writer and Holly.
  • Mag Wildwood: Holly's friend and sometime roommate, a fellow socialite and model.
  • Rusty Trawler: A presumably wealthy man, thrice divorced, well known in society circles.
  • José Ybarra-Jaegar: A Brazilian diplomat, who is the companion of Mag Wildwood and, later, of Holly.
  • Doc Golightly: A veterinarian from Texas, whom Holly married as a teenager.
  • O. J. Berman: A Hollywood agent, who has discovered Holly and groomed her to become a professional actress.
  • Salvatore "Sally" Tomato: A convicted racketeer, whom Holly visits weekly in Sing Sing prison.
  • Madame Sapphia Spanella: Another tenant in the brownstone.
  • Mr. I. Y. Yunioshi: A Japanese photographer, who lives in the top floor studio apartment of the brownstone.

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