Rudy is Liesel's best friend and love. He has 5 brothers and sisters. He is gallant and blistering. He becomes well-known after he decided to paint his face with white and black paint looking exactly like Jesse Owens. Rudy is in love with Liesel as well, he does everything for her, even when her book falls into the cold river he jumps their and gets it. Of course, he asks kiss for that, but isn’t it romantic? At the end of the novel he dies and Liesel trying kisses his dead body saying goodbye.
Rudy Steiner in the Essays