❮Read❯ ➱ The Deep ➵ Author Rivers Solomon – Girlnailart.us

The DeepDownload The Deep Author Rivers Solomon Natus Physiotherapy.co.uk Yetu Holds The Memories For Her People Water Dwelling Descendants Of Pregnant African Slave Women Thrown Overboard By Slave Owners Who Live Idyllic Lives In The Deep Their Past, Too Traumatic To Be Remembered Regularly, Is Forgotten By Everyone, Save One The Historian This Demanding Role Has Been Bestowed On Yetu.Yetu Remembers For Everyone, And The Memories, Painful And Wonderful, Traumatic And Terrible And Miraculous, Are Destroying Her And So, She Flees To The Surface, Escaping The Memories, The Expectations, And The Responsibilities And Discovers A World Her People Left Behind Long Ago.Yetu Will Learn Than She Ever Expected To About Her Own Past And About The Future Of Her People If They Are All To Survive, They Ll Need To Reclaim The Memories, Reclaim Their Identity And Own Who They Really Are.

Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home They currently live and write in Cambridge, UK, but they originally hail from the US, where they received their MFA from he Michener Center for Writers and their BA from Stanford University.

❮Read❯ ➱ The Deep ➵ Author Rivers Solomon – Girlnailart.us
  • Hardcover
  • 176 pages
  • The Deep
  • Rivers Solomon
  • English
  • 08 August 2017
  • 9781534439863

10 thoughts on “The Deep

  1. says:

    Wow, this book is amazing As a fan of Clipping and their Hugo nominated song that this book is based on, I was already excited for this one plus it s written by Rivers Solomon, author of An Unkindness of Ghosts But wow, this book is intense I won t give away any spoilers except to say that Yetu, the hero, is a unique character who is forced to make some tough choices to find herself, and ends up making a really beautiful and unexpected friendship as a result I m going to be thinking and dreaming about The Deep for a very long time Yetu s journey kept surprising and inspiring me...

  2. says:

    releases June 2019BITCH okay I was waiting I was watching I was desperate for something by Rivers Solomon, whose work I have vowed to keep up with after loving their first book so much, and now it s HERE and I am READY

  3. says:

    THE DEEP by Rivers Solomon is directly inspired by the song of the same name by the group clipping., made up of Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Jonathan Snipes The song and book tell of water dwellers descended from pregnant African slave women who were thrown overboard by slave owners their babies were nurtured and protected by whales, and they adapted to an underwater life In Solomon s novel, a single person takes responsibility for holding the traumatic and violent past of the entire society but the memories are destroying the historian, Yetu, and she flees But far away from her fellow people, she will discover why it s so important for them to reclaim and own their full history as a people.The novel is short and easy, quick to read, and yet it is incredibly powerful Solomon has a real gift with character Yetu s character is compelling, as are those she meets on her journey Solomon tells rich, intriguing stories us...

  4. says:

    Intense, fluid and haunting, moody rich in history and subtle magic This is a book about the past and about the present and about heritage and who we are without it This is a book about cruelty and wanting, anger and love, the deep emotions that fill us up and destroy us and make us who we are This book is not for white people Every white person should read it To understand legacy and heritage, remembering and forgetting, loss This book is slow and...

  5. says:

    oof this sounds like it s gonna be massively powerful

  6. says:

    Hoping this will cure my year long hangover from

  7. says:

    Is this book going to make me scream, That s not how evolution works or is it going to be awesome

  8. says:

    Imagine an underwater world created by children born to pregnant slaves who were thrown off slave ships during labor What would that society look like and what would they become as they fight and adapt to survive This is a really different, imaginative look at our world from one below.

  9. says:

    Ok so after that indescribable thing of a most brilliant first novel, I will read anything Rivers Solomon writes.

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