Bitter

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Random House Children's Books
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.28 X 0.57 inches | 0.51 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593309063

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About the Author

Akwaeke Emezi made their young adult debut with Pet, which was a National Book Award Finalist, a Walter Award Honor Book, a Stonewall Honor Book and received numerous other accolades. An honoree on the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" list, Akwaeke is the author of two acclaimed novels for adults, Freshwater and The Death of Vivek Oji.

Learn more about Akwaeke at Akwaeke.com or on Twitter at @azemezi.

Reviews

★ "A compact, urgent, and divine novel." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Emezi once again deftly conjures an ethereal world in which hope is a practice, teen voice and choice are uplifted, and art is validated and lauded as a form of resistance." --SLJ, starred review

★ "[A] timely... story with vivacious queer characters of color who have the agency to define the future for themselves and their city." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Accomplished in its use of uneasily dreamy language." --The Horn Book

"Mesmerizing from start to finish." --Booklist