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Open water / Caleb Azumah Nelson.

Open water / Caleb Azumah Nelson.
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ISBN 9780241448779 (hardback)
Author Nelson, Caleb Azumah author.
Title Open water / Caleb Azumah Nelson.
Publisher/Date [London] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 146 pages ; 23 cm.
Summary Note Two young people meet at a pub in South East London. Both are Black British, both won scholarships to private schools where they struggled to belong, both are now artists - he a photographer, she a dancer - trying to make their mark in a city that by turns celebrates and rejects them. Tentatively, tenderly, they fall in love. But two people who seem destined to be together can still be torn apart by fear and violence. At once an achingly beautiful love story and a potent insight into race and masculinity, Open Water asks what it means to be a person in a world that sees you only as a Black body, to be vulnerable when you are only respected for strength, to find safety in love, only to lose it. With gorgeous, soulful intensity, Caleb Azumah Nelson has written the most essential British debut of recent years.
Subject Blacks -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Artists, Black -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
London (England) -- Fiction
Romance fiction.
Shelf Location F NELS
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