Everything you need to understand or teach No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts.
No One is Coming to Save Us is a character-driven novel based on The Great Gatsby. Written by Stephanie Powell Watts, the novel revolves around the experiences of the African-American Ross family in Pineville, North Carolina. The author has used a Gatsby-like motif. The story's themes include the past holding sway over the present and love is never an easy ride.