Kaity asked:

Does the book tell you Red's full name? or who is wife was?

Tayeba yeah.Red's full name is ellis boyd redding.
Alyssa The movie gives his full name too
Terry I think people are getting the movie and the book confused. In the book, Red's full name is never given, and his wife is mentioned in the beginning like Leslie says but the wife's isn't named.
Leslie in the beginning, it explains his wife (Red), and what happened to her, but I can't recall if it states Red's full name or not.
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