Dear Senthuran A Black Spirit Memoir

Emezi A


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‘Unlike anything I’ve read . . . Remarkable.’ Roxane Gay

‘A thing of great beauty.’ Paris Review

In letters addressed to their friends, to members of their family – both biological and chosen – and to fellow storytellers, Akwaeke describes the shape of a life lived in overlapping realities. Through heartbreak, chronic pain, intimacy with death, becoming a beast, this is embodiment as a nonhuman: outside the boundaries imposed by expectations and legibility. This book is an account of the grueling work of realignment and remaking necessary to carve out a future for oneself.

The result is a Black spirit memoir: a powerful, raw unfolding of identity.

‘An audacious sojourn through the terror and beauty of refusing to explain yourself. ‘ New York Times


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ISBN – 9780571366156
Publisher – Faber & Faber, Limited
Format – Paperback
Publication Date – 01/07/2021
Dimensions – 216mm X 135mm
Categories – Memoir

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