Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir Akwaeke Emezi

Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Author: Akwaeke Emezi
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Book Title
Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir
Author
Akwaeke Emezi
ISBN
9780593329191
" One] of our greatest living writers." --Shondaland Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Harper's Bazaar, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, Lit Hub, Book Page, and Paperback Paris A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author, "a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual self." --Esquire In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of The Death of Vivek Oji reveals the harrowing yet resolute truths of their own life. Through candid, intimate correspondence with friends, lovers, and family, Emezi traces the unfolding of a self and the unforgettable journey of a creative spirit stepping into power in the human world. Their story weaves through transformative decisions about their gender and body, their precipitous path to success as a writer, and the turmoil of relationships on an emotional, romantic, and spiritual plane, culminating in a book that is as tender as it is brutal. Electrifying and inspiring, animated by the same voracious intelligence that distinguishes their fiction, Dear Senthuran is a revelatory account of storytelling, self, and survival.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Akwaeke EmeziPublisher: Riverhead BooksPublished: 06/08/2021ISBN: 9780593329191Pages: 240Weight: 0.82lbsSize: 8.25h x 5.50w x 0.59d
" One] of our greatest living writers." --Shondaland

Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Harper's Bazaar, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, Lit Hub, Book Page, and Paperback Paris

A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author, "a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual self." --Esquire

In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of The Death of Vivek Oji reveals the harrowing yet resolute truths of their own life. Through candid, intimate correspondence with friends, lovers, and family, Emezi traces the unfolding of a self and the unforgettable journey of a creative spirit stepping into power in the human world. Their story weaves through transformative decisions about their gender and body, their precipitous path to success as a writer, and the turmoil of relationships on an emotional, romantic, and spiritual plane, culminating in a book that is as tender as it is brutal.

Electrifying and inspiring, animated by the same voracious intelligence that distinguishes their fiction, Dear Senthuran is a revelatory account of storytelling, self, and survival.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Published: 06/08/2021
ISBN: 9780593329191
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.82lbs
Size: 8.25h x 5.50w x 0.59d
" One] of our greatest living writers." --Shondaland

Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Harper's Bazaar, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, Lit Hub, Book Page, and Paperback Paris

A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author, "a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual self." --Esquire

In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of The Death of Vivek Oji reveals the harrowing yet resolute truths of their own life. Through candid, intimate correspondence with friends, lovers, and family, Emezi traces the unfolding of a self and the unforgettable journey of a creative spirit stepping into power in the human world. Their story weaves through transformative decisions about their gender and body, their precipitous path to success as a writer, and the turmoil of relationships on an emotional, romantic, and spiritual plane, culminating in a book that is as tender as it is brutal.

Electrifying and inspiring, animated by the same voracious intelligence that distinguishes their fiction, Dear Senthuran is a revelatory account of storytelling, self, and survival.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Published: 06/08/2021
ISBN: 9780593329191
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.82lbs
Size: 8.25h x 5.50w x 0.59d