Yetu Holds The Memories For Her People Water Dwelling Descendants Of Pregnant African Slave Women Thrown Overboard By Slave Owners Who Live Idyllic Lives In The Deep Their Past, Too Traumatic To Be Remembered Regularly, Is Forgotten By Everyone, Save One The Historian This Demanding Role Has Been Bestowed On YetuYetu Remembers For Everyone, And The Memories, Painful And Wonderful, Traumatic And Terrible And Miraculous, Are Destroying Her And So, She Flees To The Surface, Escaping The Memories, The Expectations, And The Responsibilities And Discovers A World Her People Left Behind Long AgoYetu Will Learn Than She Ever Expected To About Her Own Past And About The Future Of Her People If They Are All To Survive, They Ll Need To Reclaim The Memories, Reclaim Their Identity And Own Who They Really Are
Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home They currently live and write in Cambridge, UK, but they originally hail from the US, where they received their MFA from he Michener Center for Writers and their BA from Stanford University.
- 176 pages
- The Deep
- Rivers Solomon
- 21 August 2019 Rivers Solomon