Lucy Characters

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Lucy

Lucy Josephine Potter is the main character of Lucy. She grew up in the West Indies, on a small Caribbean Island eight miles long and twelve miles wide. Her mother and father were harsh with her and she grew up feeling unappreciated by her parents, who preferred to dream big dreams for their younger sons, but not for her, despite her intelligence and ability. At nineteen, Lucy decides to leave home to become an au pair for a well-to-do family in a large American city. At the beginning of the book, Lucy finds herself working for Lewis and Mariah, taking care of their four young girls.

However, due to the way she was treated by her parents, she is full of anger and bitterness, yet she also possesses an unparalleled ability to understand the character and emotional states of others. She is a biting cynic, but on many...

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