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We Need New Names

(2013)
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
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 the fathers left for dangerous jobs abroad.



But Darling has a chance to escape: she has an aunt in 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. NoViolet Bulawayo's debut calls to mind the great storytellers of displacement and arrival who have come before her-from Junot Diaz to Zadie Smith to J.M. Coetzee-while she tells a vivid, raw story all her own.

 
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Used availability for NoViolet Bulawayo's We Need New Names


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Hardback Editions

June 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 0-7011-8803-0 / 978-0-7011-8803-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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May 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names: A Novel
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 0-316-23081-2 / 978-0-316-23081-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 0-09-958188-4 / 978-0-09-958188-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names: A Novel
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 0-316-23084-7 / 978-0-316-23084-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 1-4712-5846-7 / 978-1-4712-5846-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: We Need New Names
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 0-7011-8804-9 / 978-0-7011-8804-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

June 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: We Need New Names
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: We Need New Names
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: We Need New Names: A Novel (NoViolet Bulawayo)
Author(s): NoViolet Bulawayo
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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