A Complicated Kindness: A Novel Characters

Miriam Toews
This Study Guide consists of approximately 46 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Complicated Kindness.
This section contains 2,324 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Complicated Kindness: A Novel Study Guide

Naomi

Naomi (Nomi) Nickel is the sixteen year-old daughter of Trudie and Ray Nickel. She is the sister of Tash who is four years older than she is. Naomi's name was shortened to Nomi because her sister could not pronounce her name correctly when Nomi was born. Nomi is a senior in high school but is in danger of not graduating because she is having trouble coming up with a story to write for her teacher that has a triggering point, a climax and a conclusion. Nomi believes that she has trouble with endings.

Nomi has lived alone with her father since she was thirteen. Her sister has left because she realized the Mennonite religion practiced in the town was all a lie and could no longer live in that atmosphere. Nomi's mother leaves after she is excommunicated from the church. Nomi and her father do not know where...

(read more)

This section contains 2,324 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Complicated Kindness: A Novel Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Complicated Kindness: A Novel from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook