We Need New Names Characters

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Darling

Darling is the main character and narrator of the novel. She is ten years old when the novel opens. By the time the novel ends, she is about to graduate from high school.

Darling lives in Paradise, which is in Africa. She is the only child of her parents. Darling has dreams of going to live with Aunt Fostalina in America one day.

The day comes when Darling is a teenager. She ends up moving to Detroit to live with her Aunt Fostalina, Uncle Kojo, and cousin TK. America doesn’t turn out to be quite what Darling had expected. In the end, Darling is working two jobs in order to have the money to pay for her first semester of community college.

Aunt Fostalina

Aunt Fostalina is the twin sister of Darling’s mother. Aunt Fostalina lives in Michigan with her husband and their son. When Darling...

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