Dear Senthuran: A Black spirit memoir

Akwaeke Emezi

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Published: 21st Jul '22

£10.99

‘Unlike anything I’ve read . ‘ New York Times 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.

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SKU: 9780571366163

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‘Unlike anything I’ve read . . . Remarkable.’ Roxane Gay ‘An audacious sojourn through the terror and beauty of refusing to explain yourself. ‘ New York Times 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.202 kg
Dimensions 14 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 240