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Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born "with one foot on the other side." Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way of experiencing the world, one that illuminates how we all construct our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Emezi, Akwaeke.
New York : Groove Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017033515
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akwaeke Emezi
ISBN: 9780802127358 0802127355 9780802128997 0802128998 9780571347216 0571347215
OCLC Number: 990286953
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Akwaeke Emezi.


An extraordinary debut novel exploring the metaphysics of identity and mental health, centering on a young Nigerian woman as she struggles to reconcile the proliferation of multiple selves within her  Read more...
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