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Someday, Maybe

A Novel

by Onyi Nwabineli

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Someday, Maybe by Onyi Nwabineli
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    Nov 2022, 352 pages

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After the suicide of her husband Quentin, Eve Ezenwa-Morrow struggles with grief, anger and an accusatory mother-in-law.

Suicide entered Eve Ezenwa-Morrow's life on the last day of the year, when her darling husband Quentin did the unthinkable and killed himself. In the aftermath, Eve contemplates her role as a wife. Has she been terrible? Or just indifferent? Immediately, her family rushes to comfort, console and nurture her, and she is both grateful for and repelled by their presence. Her life now a train wreck, she weaponizes her grief to keep others at a distance, but over time, she learns that you don't move through a traumatic event by burying yourself under the covers.

In Someday, Maybe, debut fiction author Onyi Nwabineli courageously takes on the experience of self-harm that may occur after the suicide of a loved one. Attempts have been made to explain the ins and outs of grief through psychological research, perhaps most notably in Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's grief stages. However, suffering ...

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