Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir Audiobook, by Akwaeke Emezi Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Akwaeke Emezi Narrator: Akwaeke Emezi Publisher: Penguin Audio Audio Length: Release Date: June 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780593412527

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FEATURED ON THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE AS A 2021 NEXT GENERATION LEADERA once-in-a-generation voice.” – Vulture “One of our greatest living writers.” – Shondaland 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.

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About the Author

Akwaeke Emezi is the author of the several acclaimed novels, including Freshwater, which made the finals for numerous awards and was also named a Best Book of the Decade by BuzzFeed and a Best Book of the Year by the New Yorker, NPR, and the Chicago Public Library. The novel Pet won the Stonewall Book Award and was named a best book of the year by the New York Times, Time magazine, NPR, and BuzzFeed, among others.