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    • What We Lose

    • A Novel
    • By: Zinzi Clemmons
    • Narrated by: Nicole Lewis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84

    Raised in Pennsylvania, Thandi views the world of her mother's childhood in Johannesburg as both impossibly distant and ever present. She is an outsider wherever she goes, caught between being black and white, American and not. She tries to connect these dislocated pieces of her life, and as her mother succumbs to cancer, Thandi searches for an anchor - someone, or something, to love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very real & thought provoking

    • By Jeri on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • What We Lose

    • By: Zinzi Clemmons
    • Narrated by: Nicole Lewis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A short, intense and profoundly moving debut novel about race, identity, sex and death. Thandi is American, but not as American as some of her friends. She is South African, but South Africa terrifies her. She is a black woman with light skin. Her mother is dying. In exquisite vignettes of wry warmth and extraordinary emotional power, What We Lose tells Thandi's story. Both raw and artful, minimal yet rich, it is an intimate portrait of love and loss, and a fierce meditation on race, sex, identity and staying alive.

    Regular price: $8.25