Abandon Me by Melissa Febos

Abandon Me

Melissa Febos

nonfiction essays memoir challenging reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2017

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For readers of Maggie Nelson and Leslie Jamison, a fierce and dazzling personal narrative that explores the many ways identity and art are shaped by love and loss.In her critically acclaimed memoir, Whip Smart, Melissa Febos laid bare the intimate...
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emotional 92%
reflective 89%
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challenging 33%
sad 25%
tense 12%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
inspiring 10%
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funny 2%


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