Deacon Rogers

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Deacon Rogers owns the store and restaurant on the Square in Flags in the Dust and The Sound and the Fury. His physical description in the first novel is striking: "His head was like an inverted egg; his hair curled meticulously away from the part in the center into two careful reddish-brown wings, like a toupee, and his eyes were a melting passionate brown" (120). His demeanor is ingratiating. In the second novel, only his cafe is mentioned, not him.