Paperback Stubborn archivist / Yara Rodrigues Fowler.
Publication year: 2020
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0708899056 9780708899052 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2019.
A lyrical debut for fans of Sally Rooney and Kamila Shamsie, presenting a sense of the disorientating nature of growing up between cultures, told through family conversations and consideration of the experiences of different generations. 'Compelling . . . it should delight anyone looking for a thoughtful, witty successor to Sally Rooney' Observer'Stunning' Olivia Laing'This novel is a triumph' Musa Okwonga'I liked Stubborn Archivist very very much' Claire-Louise Bennett'A talent to watch' Nikesh ShuklaWhen your mother considers another country home, it's hard to know where you belong. When the people you live among can't pronounce your name, it's hard to know exactly who you are. And when your body no longer feels like your own, it's hard to understand your place in the world. This is a novel of growing up between cultures, of finding your space within them and of learning to live in a traumatized body. Our stubborn archivist tells her story through history, through family conversat
362 pages ; 20 cm