We Need New Names: A Novel

We Need New Names: A Novel

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A remarkable literary debut -- shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America.

Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo's belly, and grasp at memories of Before. Before their homes were destroyed by paramilitary policemen, before the school closed, before… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


Bulawayo's keen powers of observation and social commentary, and her refreshing sense of humour, come through best in moments when she seems to have forgotten her checklist and goes unscripted

There is plenty of truth; and yes, there is beauty in it, even when it is shot through with ugliness. The resultant mix is formidable indeed.

A deeply felt and fiercely written debut novel.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books (May 21, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 682 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2013 winner


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