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What we lose

Zinzi Clemmons

What we lose

a novel

by Zinzi Clemmons

  • 394 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Loss (Psychology),
  • African American women,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZinzi Clemmons
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.L472 W48 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 pages
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26923981M
    ISBN 100735221715
    ISBN 109780735221710
    LC Control Number2017019757
    OCLC/WorldCa966377329

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      A Novelist’s Meditation on Loss and Identity. Zinzi Clemmons, whose first novel is “What We Lose.” The book’s particulars echo many of those in Ms. Clemmons’s life, but she had no.   Rereading a favorite book is a pleasure and skill, one of many that neuroscientist Maryanne Wolf fears we might be losing in this era of screen immersion.

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What we lose by Zinzi Clemmons Download PDF EPUB FB2

What We Lose is a weird little novel. Writing in the form of stream of consciousness. What We Lose is a different kind of book about loss and grief.

I must admit I had trouble connecting with this book, maybe it was the stream of consciousness writing style or maybe it was the fact that the chapters moved back and forth through time/5. First of all, What We Lose reads to me more like a memoir than a novel, or as Ms Clemmons calls it at the end “this weird little book.” I like much of it, finding parts poetic, touching, involving, and conveying a great sense of authentic first-person experience—and engagingly inventive and creative in its use of various media sources and /5().

“Stunning Powerfully moving and beautifully wrought, What We Lose reflects on family, love, loss, race, womanhood, and the places we feel home.” —Buzzfeed “Remember this name: Zinzi Clemmons.

Long may she thrill us with exquisite works like What We /5(). Everything We Lose is a brutal rendering about the lives of two boys, Adam and Tip, a friendship forged near the beginning of America's civil war. Adam, the son of a poor white farmer who went off to war to fight against slavery, and Tip, an Afro-American slave on a nearby rich estate, are caught in the midst of America's hateful racism/5(50).

• What We Lose is published by 4th Estate. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders : FT Kola. New Novel Explores 'What We Lose' When We Lose A Parent When Zinzi Clemmons was taking care of her dying mother, she only had time to write brief.

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“What We Lose may be Clemmons’ first book, but it’s clear she’s a powerful new voice who is just getting started.” —The Gazette (Iowa) “Perfect for fans of Americanah, the much-anticipated debut from Clemmons unfolds through poignant vignettes and centers on the daughter of an immigrant.

Let’s turn to some authors to discover the three main definitions of the verb “to lose.” In a book associated with the television show The Biggest Loser, contest participant Darrell Hough stated: “Keep in mind that the more weight you lose, the more energy you’ll have for working out.”To lose means “to free oneself from something.”.

The information about What We Lose shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

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What We Lose Quotes Showing of 31 “I've amazed myself with how well I've learned to live around her absence. This void is my constant companion, no matter what I : Zinzi Clemmons. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons. What We Lose is a novel by Zinzi Clemmons, published in   The new novel that emerged, What We Lose, is a startling, poignant debut, released to no shortage of fanfare (Vogue called it “the debut novel of the year”).

It tells a story based loosely on Author: Amy Weiss-Meyer. This Is How You Lose the Time War is a novella about a love that transcends time, space and humanity. It's beautiful and lyrical and heartbreaking; it's all of these things and I loved its ending so much that I don't feel like I can do this story justice with a review.4/5.

What We Lose Zinzi Clemmons, Penguin Publishing pp. ISBN Summary A stunning novel about a young African-American woman coming of age—a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, family, and country.

“What We Lose is a quietly brilliant book detailing the way loss manifests itself in the life of its narrator, Thandi, and the reader, as Clemmons' writing shines back on you, too.

The death of Thandi's mother brings about the loss of childhood innocence, her connection with her. Book reviews. What We Lose Zinzi Clemmons Review by Leslie Hinson.

J Reviews and synopses won’t prepare you for the experience of reading this book. That’s what it is—an experience of the exploration of grief and readjustment after loss. Delicate but not frail, analytical yet not over-thought, Zinzi Clemmons’ debut novel is.

This guide was created with the following version of this book: Clemmons, Zinzi. What We Lose. New York: Viking, Thandi was born in America to an African-American father and a light-skinned South African mother.

Her mother's family was from the richest part of Johannesburg that was not subject. WHAT WE LOSE by racist, and a bad mother, but she has not progressed one millimeter since high school, and even then she was worse than we thought.

Maybe this was intentional, but it does make things—ha ha—very black and white. Hey there, book lover. We’re glad you found a book that interests you!Author: Zinzi Clemmons.

An elegiac distillation, at once intellectual and visceral, of a young woman’s understanding of absence and identity that spans continents and decades, What We Lose heralds the arrival of.

WHAT WE LOSE defies many conventions and definitions by choice and by nature. Grief is a concise word for a limitless sprawl of experiences, and identity is far, far from black and white. The novel is raw and ragged in places, a collection of vignettes that meditate across time.What We Lose is a novel by Zinzi Clemmons.

With the aid of vignettes, documents, and photos, Zinzi Clemmons explores issues of skin color and malaise through the character of Thandi. Born to a light-skinned South African mother and an African-American father, Thandi deals with the consequences of living between two worlds, finding it difficult.