• $23.99

Publisher Description

A National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” Honoree
Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel
Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize
A New York Times Notable Book

One of the most highly praised novels of the year, the debut from an astonishing young writer, Freshwater tells the story of Ada, an unusual child who is a source of deep concern to her southern Nigerian family. Young Ada is troubled, prone to violent fits. Born “with one foot on the other side,” she begins to develop separate selves within her as she grows into adulthood. And when she travels to America for college, a traumatic event on campus crystallizes the selves into something powerful and potentially dangerous, making Ada fade into the background of her own mind as these alters—now protective, now hedonistic—move into control. Written with stylistic brilliance and based in the author’s realities, Freshwater dazzles with ferocious energy and serpentine grace.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
February 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Grove Atlantic
SELLER
Perseus Books, LLC
SIZE
6.8
MB

Customer Reviews

E. Hayford ,

Freshwater

A gripping portrait of the delicate and yet impassioned tango between African traditional religion, the spirit world and mental illness. Beautifully done!

josirose ,

WHOA at the price!

I agree with the previous reviewer, I also really want to read this book, but that’s a ridic price for an ebook - $24 !!!

N0NEYA ,

What’s up with the price?

23.99 for an ebook?! Is this a misprint? I really want to read this book. I’ll purchase from Nook instead.

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