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Akwaeke Emezi

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Average rating: 4.0 · 5,720 ratings · 1,168 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Freshwater

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5,706 ratings — published 2018 — 18 editions
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4.57 avg rating — 14 ratings — expected publication 2019 — 9 editions
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January 2018, Akwaeke Emezi
"In the debut novel Freshwater , a young Nigerian named Ada struggles with reality and embodiment. She starts developing separate selves as a child, and after moving to America for college, a traumatic incident crystallizes them into something more powerful. " ...More

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