In the book “Black Wheels” by Michael Halperin takes place in Missouri.The readers are introduced to two characters Nat Flower and and African American boy and also ani other charter who name is Colin. In the novel Nat is described as “tall,lanky ,muscular fifteen year old”. (Page 1 Halperin). “African American who looked at least three years older”(Page 1 Halperin). “ Colin is reddheaded, freckled face” (Page 1 Halperin). From this quote the authors describes each character.