Anita and Me

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Flamingo, 1997 - Autobiographical fiction - 328 pages
16 Reviews
This novel is based on the author's own childhood, growing up in the '60s as part of the only coloured family living in a Wolverhampton mining village. As in her films, it is filled with warmth, good humour and eccentric characters.

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User Review  - Hazel - Goodreads

I read this book as it appears on the list of texts that are recommended to replace older texts such as 'Of Mice and Men' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird', inspiring thought on race and equality. The book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tracey Hook - Goodreads

I love this book! What a charming girl. But one with a lot of spunk who is not afraid to try anything. Meena is ahead of her time. During a period when little girls are expected to play with paper ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
11
Section 3
24
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About the author (1997)

Syal is a British-born Indian.

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