We need new names: a novel

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A remarkable literary debut--shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America. Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo's belly, and grasp at memories of Before. Before their homes were destroyed by paramilitary policemen, before the school closed, before the fathers left for dangerous jobs abroad. But Darling has a chance to escape: she has an aunt in America. She travels to this new land in search of America's famous abundance only to find that her options as an immigrant are perilously few. NoViolet Bulawayo's debut calls to mind the great storytellers of displacement and arrival who have come before her--from Junot Diaz to Zadie Smith to J.M. Coetzee--while she tells a vivid, raw story all her own.
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Grouped Work ID 1c013d7c-a24a-59b8-62c1-2cf9ebf3b278
Full title we need new names
Author bulawayo noviolet
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Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Domestic fiction, Emigration and immigration -- Fiction, Families -- Zimbabwe -- Fiction, Fiction, Girls -- Zimbabwe -- Fiction, Political violence -- Zimbabwe -- Fiction, Zimbabweans -- United States -- Fiction
title_display We need new names : a novel
title_full We Need New Names, We Need New Names A Novel, We need new names : a novel / NoViolet Bulawayo, We need new names [sound recording] / NoViolet Bulawayo, We need new names [sound recording] : a novel / NoViolet Bulawayo
title_short We need new names :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Emigration and immigration, Families, Fiction, Girls, Literature, Political violence, Zimbabweans