The Namesake Character Descriptions

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Nikhil 'Gogol' Ganguli

This character is a second-generation immigrant from India who decides upon a legal name change and later regrets it.

Ashima Ganguli

This character is a native of India who comes to America and does not get a job for a long time. This character makes friends mainly with other immigrants from India for many years before accepting American culture and making American friends.

Ashoke Ganguli

This native of India follows earlier advice to travel and emigrates to America, where this character stays in spite of another character's desire to return home.

Sonia Ganguli

This character is a second-generation immigrant from India who is given a name that is Indian, but that leads easily to an American nick-name.

Ruth

This character is an American who becomes the first serious romance for an immigrant from India until a trip to Europe changes things between them.

Maxine Ratliff

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