We Need New Names - Darling on the Mountain Summary & Analysis

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Darling is bathing so she can go to church. It is the day that Jesus died. She is going to church with Mother of Bones. Darling’s mother is working across the border. She doesn’t know when her mother is returning so she is staying with Mother of Bones for now.

Darling’s father graduated from the university and then went to work in South Africa. They never hear from him anymore and he doesn’t send money, but Mother of Bones still has a picture of him in his graduation gown.

Darling also says that Mother of Bones has bricks of money. She counts the money every day. Darling tries to convince Mother of Bones to throw the money away or to burn it because it is worthless now.

Darling and Mother of Bones climb up the mountain. The...

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