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A short, intense and profoundly moving debut novel about race, identity, sex and death – from one of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Thandi is a black woman, but often mistaken for Hispanic or Asian. She is American, but doesn't feel as American as some of her friends. She is South African, but doesn't belong in South Africa either. Her mother is dying. 'Zinzi Clemmons's debut novel signals the emergence of a voice that refuses to be ignored' Paul Beatty, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016 'Navigates the many registers of grief, loss and injustice ... acutely moving' Margo Jefferson, author of Negroland 'Wise and tender and possessed of a fiercely insightful intimacy' Alexandra Kleeman, author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

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  • ISBN: 9780008245955
  • File size: 1368 KB
  • Release date: July 11, 2017

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  • ISBN: 9780008245955
  • File size: 1984 KB
  • Release date: July 11, 2017

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A short, intense and profoundly moving debut novel about race, identity, sex and death – from one of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Thandi is a black woman, but often mistaken for Hispanic or Asian. She is American, but doesn't feel as American as some of her friends. She is South African, but doesn't belong in South Africa either. Her mother is dying. 'Zinzi Clemmons's debut novel signals the emergence of a voice that refuses to be ignored' Paul Beatty, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016 'Navigates the many registers of grief, loss and injustice ... acutely moving' Margo Jefferson, author of Negroland 'Wise and tender and possessed of a fiercely insightful intimacy' Alexandra Kleeman, author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

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