The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer Characters

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Mara Dyer is the main character and narrator of the novel. She is the sixteen-year-old daughter of Marcus and Indi Dyer. She has two brothers, Daniel and Joseph. Mara also has a form of telekinesis that allows her to kill people and animals with the power of her mind. Mara slowly discovers her power throughout the course of the novel as she investigates the cause of her friends' deaths when a building in which they were exploring collapsed. Mara is the only one who survives the accident.

Although she realizes what her family will be giving up, Mara believes that moving away from their hometown will help to ease the emotional difficulty that she is having with the loss of her friend and her inability to remember the details of the accident. Once they move to Florida, however, Mara's symptoms worsen. At one point she is prescribed...

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