Anita and Me

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Flamingo, 1997 - Autobiographical fiction - 328 pages
8 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  - Rachella Sinclair - Goodreads

I'm not giving up on the young adult books. This was a bit better than Pidgeon English, but it could have had a better ending. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Such a wonderful voice, coming through so strongly. very funny but also a true-to-life decscriotion on 70s Britain. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
11
Section 3
24
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Meera Syal is a writer, actress, playwright, comic and novelist. She wrote the screenplays for the films Bhaji on the Beach and the multi-award-winning My Sister Wife. Anita and Me, her first novel, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize. Her second novel, Life Isn't All Ha-Ha, Hee-Hee, was published in 1999.

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