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The Resource We need new names, by NoViolet Bulawayo

We need new names, by NoViolet Bulawayo

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We need new names
Title
We need new names
Statement of responsibility
by NoViolet Bulawayo
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In Zimbabwe, she and her friends grasp at memories of before. Before their homes were destroyed by paramilitary policemen, before the school closed, before the fathers left for dangerous jobs abroad. Darling has a chance to escape to America. She travels to this new land in search of America's famous abundance only to find that her options as an immigrant are perilously few
Summary
Follows 10-year-old Zimbabwe native, Darling, as she escapes the closed schools and paramilitary police control of her homeland in search of opportunity and freedom with an aunt in America
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Character
Award
  • Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, 2014.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2014.
  • Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
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10175046
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bulawayo, NoViolet
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Emigration and immigration
  • Girls
  • Political violence
  • Families
  • Zimbabweans
  • Zimbabwe
Target audience
adult
Label
We need new names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051640189
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780701188047
Label
We need new names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051640189
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780701188047

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