How to Cure a Ghost

How to Cure a Ghost

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A poetry compilation recounting a woman's journey from
self-loathing to self-acceptance, confusion to clarity, and bitterness
to forgiveness

Following in the footsteps of such category killers as Milk and Honey and Whiskey Words & a Shovel I,
Fariha Ro isi n's poetry book is a collection of her thoughts as a
young, queer, Muslim femme navigating the difficulties of her
intersectionality. Simultaneously, this compilation unpacks the
contentious relationship that exists between Ro isi n and her mother,
her platonic and romantic heartbreaks, and the cognitive dissonance felt
as a result of being so divided among her broad spectrum of identities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 128 x 177 x 19mm | 270g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1419737562
  • 9781419737565
  • 79,666

Review quote

"[Roisin's] writing is intensely vulnerable and through revealing her own experience she reflects so many others."-- "Bustle"
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About Fariha Róisín

Fariha Ro isi n is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. Her writing often explores Muslim identity, race, pop culture, and film. It also examines the intersection of queerness and being a femme of color while navigating a white world.
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1,676 ratings
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2 11% (182)
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