Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos

Abandon Me: Memoirs

Melissa Febos

nonfiction essays memoir challenging reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2017

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Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by: Esquire, Refinery29, LitHub, BookRiot, Medium, Electric Literature, The Brooklyn Rail, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Largehearted Boy, The Coil and The Cut.Winner of the Lambda Literary Jeanne Cordova Prize for Lesbian/...
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emotional 92%
reflective 89%
dark 35%
challenging 33%
sad 25%
tense 12%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
inspiring 10%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%


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slow 25%
fast 8%

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