A lawyer in Red Hook and the narrator of the play. Eddie visits Alfieri to figure out what he can do about preventing Catherine from marrying Rodolpho.
His eyes were like tunnels; my first thought was that he had committed a crime, but soon I saw it was only a passion that had moved into his body, like a stranger. – on Eddie
“A lawyer means the law, and in Sicily, from where there fathers came, the law has not been a friendly idea since the Greeks were beaten.
Now we settle for half, and I like it better.