Drowning Back to Life

In her debut book of poetry, Elise Emersyn distills moments of human experience from the confusing and chaotic to the terrifying and tragic to the beautiful and profound. She examines family, relationships, abuse, struggles with body image and confidence, and the influence of the surrounding world with intelligence, wit, and ferocity.

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Drowning Back to Life takes the reader on an emotional journey both heartbreaking and restorative. On these pages, Emersyn proves it is entirely possible to self-combust, and that sometimes the only way to survive is to drown.

“This collection is about one woman’s rebirth, but it can be translated into the stories of 10, 100, 1000, a million women.”— Dawn Leas, author of I Know When to Keep Quiet and Take Something When You Leave.

“This collection will grip you and refuse to let go. You’ll find yourself thinking about it long after you finish.” — Trilby Greene, author of The Weight of Skinny Shaming

Paperback: 301 pages

Publisher: Blind Faith Books (December 13, 2018)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0578418967

ISBN-13: 978-0578418964

Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.7 x 8 inches

Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces

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