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y separately published work icon The Lotus Eaters : A Memoir single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Lotus Eaters : A Memoir
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'Since childhood, Emily Clements’ sense of self had always been shaped by the opinions of others and the need to be liked.

'When a stand-off with her best friend sees nineteen-year-old Emily stranded in Vietnam, she is alone for the first time and adrift in a new environment. With seemingly nothing to lose, she makes the biggest decision of her life – to stay. But Emily's attempts to bridge a yawning loneliness spur a downward spiral of recklessness, as she hurtles from one sexual encounter to the next. It will take a truly terrifying experience for her to understand that sex is both a weapon and a wound in her battle for self-worth and empowerment.

'Delicately interweaving past and present, The Lotus Eaters is a sharply written story of self-redemption from an exciting young voice in Australian memoir that dissects the patterns of blame and shame women can form around their bodies and relationships.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Books , 2020 .
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      Extent: 320p.p.
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      • Published 1 February 2020.
      ISBN: 9781743795699
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