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The dirty south

Author: Alex Wheatle
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Brixton, twenty years after the race riots, follows the adventures of teenager Dennis Huggins as he drifts into the easy, dangerous life of the shotta - or drug dealer - and discovers that, hard as the struggle for respect on the streets is, the struggle for love is harder still.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Street lit
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheatle, Alex, 1963-
Dirty south.
London : Serpent's Tail, 2008
(OCoLC)648778417
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Wheatle
ISBN: 9781852429850 1852429852
OCLC Number: 187294584
Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alex Wheatle.

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Follows the adventures of Bricky teenager Dennis Huggins as he drifts into the easy, dangerous life of the shotter - or drug dealer - and discovers that hard as the struggle for respect on the  Read more...

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The Dirty South accurately depicts the complexities of a life growing up in many urban areas... a thoughtful novel. Part love story, part social commentary -- Andrea Enisuoh * New Nation * Wheatle is Read more...

 
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