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EVERY BRILLIANT THING
Ice cream, the colour yellow, the smell of old books, people falling over — as a mother battles chronic depression, a child creates a list of everything that makes life worth living. As time passes and the list grows, what began as a naive attempt to deal with tragedy becomes an epic chronicle of life's small joys.
When a tumour necessitates a transformative surgery that leaves her with one breast and one “scoop”, Jay struggles with how to be one-breasted in a city where she never sees herself represented. That is, until the spirit of activist Audre Lorde reaches across forty years to remind her that “how to look the same is not the question some of us have.”
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