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[BOOKS] ✪ Open Me ✬ Sunshine O'Donnell – Ant-web.co A debut novel about a young girl at the center of the secret world of professional mourners where women are trained extensively and paid handsomely to attend the funerals of strangers Mem is a wailer A debut novel about a young girl at the center of the secret world of professional mourners where women are trained extensively and paid handsomely to attend the funerals of strangers Mem is a wailer a professional mourner hired to cry at funerals One of the few remaining American girls in this secret illegal profession Mem hails from a long line of mourners inclu.

Ding her mother a legendary master wailer hired for the most important funerals in her hometown of PhiladelphiaThough Mem is to eventually become a renowned wailer herself she at first struggles with her calling She is a girl who cannot make herself cry and though her mother loves her fiercely she must use ancient emotionally abusive cultlike rituals to train Mem.

open epub Open Me EpubDing her mother a legendary master wailer hired for the most important funerals in her hometown of PhiladelphiaThough Mem is to eventually become a renowned wailer herself she at first struggles with her calling She is a girl who cannot make herself cry and though her mother loves her fiercely she must use ancient emotionally abusive cultlike rituals to train Mem.

10 thoughts on “Open Me

  1. Melissa Crytzer Fry Melissa Crytzer Fry says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThe prose in OPEN ME is lyrical poetic magical and downright breathtaking Many sentences I just had to re read because of the sheer beauty of the words the cadence of the sentences – but also because of the tangible brilliant imagery they evoked OPEN me however is much than laudable literary fiction I was drawn in first and foremost by the uniue topic professional wailing I had no idea such rituals existed in the United States – that women were paid to mourn at funerals as recently as the early nineties So the story of a young girl ‘born’ into the profession piued my curiosity immediately And I wasn’t disappointed In fact there were so many things to consider after closing the final page that I’m sure this novel will stick with me for a long long whileI see a lot of thematic similarities with this story and Lisa See’s SNOWFLOWER THE SECRET FAN in terms of the blurred lines between motherly love and cruelty when it comes to practi


  2. Cristine Mermaid Cristine Mermaid says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThe writing is this book is so exceptional that I found myself reading and re reading several passages simply for the beauty of the words and the rhythm of the prose The book was about Wailing Women a subculture that I knew nothing about and now find a bit appalling The book centers around a young girl Mem who is a legend in the wailing world The way they live the methods used to evoke crying their lifestyle all formed a complex and damaged psyche in the main character and her inner pondering her complicated view of the world and of love and death and emotion are brilliantly drawn out haunting and disturbing


  3. Shauta Marsh Shauta Marsh says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThis is a book about Wailers people who get paid to cry at funerals It was exceptional The book alternates between fact and fiction The character Mem is based on the last known working wailer in the United States Wailing is illegal so it starts with a record of her arrest Mem is the narrator and the chapters alternate her account and historic records poems and articles about wailersI'm not going to reveal anything about this book You should read it Trust me on this one My I just went up 5 points and I actually enjoyed it


  4. Rita Rita says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubI'm really not sure what to think of this bookWhile there were good parts and the characters were well developed it went on for too too long and took itself far too too seriously Plus I'm not really sure what to think about the historical references since they were only bits of fiction added to reflect the storyline It would have been interesting for some actual historical references to be added The fake ones seemed to be pointlessIt is an interesting population these professional mourners But like every interesting population that is little known the reader would like to find information along the way The searches I did came u


  5. Pirate Pirate says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThis is yet another book I read to escape from grief that ended up being about grief You'd think I'd learn I was drawn to it because it seemed to take place near my hometown and be about a weird cult thing It did deliver on those two items but the rest of it fell short for me It was dreamy where I wanted vivid and grim where I wanted peaceful And there were uite a few times where I


  6. Thebert Thebert says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThe idea of a cult of professional mourners was so intriguing to me The format of the book was interesting each chapter was followed by a historical docu


  7. Joycebrosnahan Joycebrosnahan says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me Epubdisturbing to think that a child has to grow up in this bizarre manner


  8. Joan Aresco Joan Aresco says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubDark Strange


  9. GUD Magazine GUD Magazine says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubI can't recommend this book highly enough it's elegant informative evocative and truly moving From the press release Mem is a wailer a professional mourner hired to cry at funerals One of the few remaining American girls in this secret illegal profession Mem hails from a long line of mourners including her mother a legendary master wailer hired for the most important funerals in her hometown of PhiladelphiaThe book opens with a historical note from 2006 that sets the world and the story that we're about to enter It introduces us to wailing in general and Mirabelle Mem in particular Today Mirabelle is in her twenties although as there is no legal documentation of her birth life or education there is no way to confirm her actual age Mirabelle continues to refuse to speak to


  10. Trina L. Trina L. says:

    Epub ant web.co ✓ Open Me Epub Á open epub, Open Me EpubThis was one of the best books I've read in an incredibly long time The voice was fresh and the concept of adding documents and poetry in between chapters headed by uestions worked wonderfully The book follows the rise of a young girl who works with her mother and other female relatives as a professional mourner set in 20th century Pennsylvania The stor


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