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Losing Clementine

A Novel

By Ashley Ream

Losing Clementine
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2012,
    320 pages.

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  • Michele W. (Kiawah Island, SC)

    Losing Clementine
    Clementine Pritchard is a financially successful artist who has made a life decision. Her mental illness is unendurable, with her prescribed medications or without them. She decides she has no choice but to commit suicide, and gives herself thirty days to get everything ready so that those left behind will not be forced to clean up a big mess --literally and figuratively. In her disorderly way, she begins to set her affairs in order, one day at a time, revealing along the way what has brought her to this desperate decision. The book is funny and ultimately touching. I was enjoying it moderately until the middle, when it suddenly became a book I couldn't put down. Clementine, as the narrator, tells a story as mixed up as she is, but have patience. All will be revealed, and it's worth the effort.
  • Cam G. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

    Clementine, a depressed, flip, extremely talented artist is planning her demise within one month's time. She sets out to tie up loose ends, and in do doing, learns more about herself than she realized. What would have ordinarily been a dark story, considering the theme, LOSING CLEMENTINE, is an upbeat, humerous novel about a life that had been frought with tragedy and turmoil. This is Ream's first novel, and I look forward to reading her next book.
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