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  • Freshwater

  • By: Akwaeke Emezi
  • Narrated by: Akwaeke Emezi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 280

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, heart-wrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way of experiencing the world, one that illuminates how we all construct our identities. Ada begins her life in the south of Nigeria as a troubled baby and a source of deep concern to her family.

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  • Just ok.

  • By Likes to workout on 07-02-18

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Reviewed: 04-17-18

I loved the authors convey of the story and her tone and I actually felt her pain and emotions while dealing with them inside of her. I would love to meet her in person!

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