David Wright



Reader's Advisory Librarian at Seattle Public Library, Book Reviewer, Columnist, Speaker, and Storyteller.


Date: 13 Feb 2018 Category: Books
10.0 Rating
Akwaeke Emezi’s bewitching and heart-rending “Freshwater” is a coming-of-age novel like no other. It is the story of Ada, a girl born with one foot in Nigeria and one in a primordial realm of gods and demons. Poised between these irreconcilable worlds, Ada’s blood thrills with reckless spirits and the marble chamber of her mind echoes with voices. It is these same voices who beckon the reader with wounding eloquence, telling us of thei ...