Anita and Me
Flamingo, 1997 - Autobiographical fiction - 328 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - froxgirl - LibraryThing
This is Meera Syal's debut novel, and it's a simultaneously raucous, snarky, and loving coming of age tale. Adolescence is hard enough on us all, but being the only "brown girl" in an old isolated ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mirrani - LibraryThing
I wouldn't say there was a plot to this book, but I also wouldn't say that it really needed one. The story centers around Meena, a girl whose parents immigrated to England from India and is having to ... Read full review