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...
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