Losing Clementine
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Losing Clementine : A Novel

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A fresh, fun, totally addictive debut--by turns hilarious and tragic--by a gifted new writer, Losing Clementine follows a famous artist as she attempts to get her messy affairs in order en route to her eventual planned suicide a month later. First time author Ashley Ream takes a usually macabre subject and makes it accessible, relatable, and funny, and, in Clementine, has created one of the most endearing and unforgettable characters in recent fiction.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • AVON BOOKS
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0062093630
  • 9780062093639
  • 990,940

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An entertaining and moody whirlwind. Whether readers love or hate Clementine, they won t soon forget her. --Publishers Weekly"
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Back cover copy

In thirty days Clementine Pritchard will be finished with her last painting and her life.

World-renowned artist and sharp-tongued wit Clementine Pritchard has decided that she's done. After flushing away a medicine cabinet full of prescriptions, she gives herself thirty days to tie up loose ends--finish one last painting, make nice with her ex-husband, and find a home for her cat. Clementine plans to spend the month she has left in a swirl of art-world parties, manic work sessions, and outrageous acts--but what she doesn't expect is to uncover secrets surrounding the tragedy that befell her mother and sister. In an ending no one sees coming, will we lose Clementine or will we find her?

A bold debut from an exciting new voice, Losing Clementine is a wonderfully entertaining and poignant novel about unanticipated self-discovery that features one of the most irresistible, if deeply flawed, characters to grace contemporary fiction in years.
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Rating details

688 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
5 20% (137)
4 41% (282)
3 28% (191)
2 9% (60)
1 3% (18)
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