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Dear Senthuran : a Black spirit memoir / Akwaeke Emezi.

Emezi, Akwaeke, (author.).

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"A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author of The Death of Vivek Oji, "a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual self" (Esquire). "I want to write as if I am free," Akwaeke Emezi declares in the opening of this utterly original spiritual and creative memoir. In the novels Freshwater and The Death of Vivek Oji, Emezi introduced the landscape of Nigerian childhood through the medium of fiction. Now, the award-winning author lifts the veil of invention to reveal the harrowing yet inspiring truths of their personal, spiritual, and artistic journey--from the social constraints of childhood in Aba, Nigeria, through a lifetime of discoveries involving sexuality, storytelling, and self, to their determination to carve their way through the thorny labyrinth of the publishing world. Interweaving candid, intimate letters to friends, lovers, and family, Emezi reveals the raw pain of their journey as a spirit in the human world, the perils of all-consuming love and intimacy, and the hard-earned reward of achieving both literary recognition and a peaceful, joyous home. Electrifying and radically honest, animated by the same voracious intelligence that distinguishes their fiction, Dear Senthuran is a revelatory account of what it means to embody multiple spirits, to fight for survival, and to bend the world to one's will"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593329191
  • ISBN: 0593329198
  • Physical Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2021.
Subject: Emezi, Akwaeke.
Authors, Nigerian > 21st century > Biography.
Genre: Biographies
Autobiographies.

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  • 4 / 4 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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