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The wildest sun : a novel / Asha Lemmie.

Lemmie, Asha, (author.).


"When tragedy forces Delphine Auber, an aspiring writer on the cusp of adulthood, from her home in postwar Paris, she seizes the opportunity to embark on the journey she's long dreamed of: finding the father she has never known. But her quest--spanning from Paris to New York's Harlem, to Havana and Key West--is complicated by the fact that she believes him to be famed luminary Ernest Hemingway, a man just as elusive as he is iconic. She desperately yearns for his approval, as both a daughter and a writer, convinced that he holds the key to who she's truly meant to be. But what will happen if she is wrong, or if her real story falls outside of the legend of her parentage that she's revered all her life? The Wildest Sun is a dazzling, unexpected, and transportive story about coming into adulthood--from escaping our pasts, to the stories we tell ourselves, to the ambition that drives us--as we seek to find out who we are"-- Dust jacket flap.

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  • ISBN: 9780593185711 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0593185714 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 323 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Dutton, [2023]
Subject: Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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