The Wildest Sun


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Following her New York Times bestselling debut Fifty Words for Rain, Asha Lemmie's next sweeping and evocative novel introduces a determined young woman's search for the larger-than-life literary figure she believes to be her father.

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.

Author: Asha Lemmie
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Dutton
Published: 12/05/2023
Pages: 336
Weight: 1.14lbs
Size: 9.39h x 6.25w x 0.89d
ISBN: 9780593185711


Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 07/01/2023 pg. 6
Publishers Weekly 10/09/2023
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2023

About the Author
Asha Lemmie is the New York Times bestselling author of Fifty Words for Rain and The Wildest Sun. She currently resides in New York City but can frequently be found wandering. Asha writes historical fiction that focuses on bringing unique perspectives to life.

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