Kino is the main character of the story. He is a pearl diver who finds a pearl that is worth a lot of money. He dreams of all the things he can do with it, but he quickly becomes a target, bringing negative energy to his life.
This is Juana, Kino's wife. She is a very smart woman, who is suspicious of the pearl from the very beginning.. she begs Kino to get rid of it, even trying to get rid of it herself.
This is the town doctor. He is a greedy man who rarely helps people like Kino who have no money. Then because has the pearl he suddenly decides to help.
This is Juan Tomas and his wife Apolonia. He is Kinos's older brother , who Kino always asks his advice. When Kino and Juana try to escape their troubles from the pearl Juan helps hide them from the town people
This is the priest of the town. He hardly ever pays attention to Kino's kind of people, but decides to bless him after he hears about the pearl. He asks him to use the money to help the church because he is greedy and wants to benefit from his fortune.
This is one of the trackers chasing Kino and Juana. He uses lots of clus to try and find them . When he hears that Coyotito crying he thinks it is a coyote and fires a shot to quiet him down and hits coyotito.