We Love You, Charlie Freeman: A Novel - Pages 1 – 76 Summary & Analysis

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Charlotte – It is August, 1990. A black teenager named Charlotte Freeman, along with her family (mother, Laurel; father, Charles; and younger sister, Callie) leave the Dorchester section of Boston for the Toneybee Institute in their brand new 1991 silver Volvo station wagon. The new car has been provided by the Institute. Charlotte and her family are to live in a house with Charlie, an abandoned chimpanzee, for a research study in communications. The study includes teaching Charlie sign language. “Charlie” is a combination of “Charlotte” and “Callie." Charlie has been given the name to make him feel more comfortable at home. Charlotte worries about how it will all work out, because the family has never been very good with pets. Laurel does not want to hear about it. So, she turns on music. Charlotte and Callie continue to communicate with sign language. Charlotte thinks about how...

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