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This is not about me

Author: Janice Galloway
Publisher: London : Granta, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When her mother left her alcoholic father and set up home in a tiny attic room above a doctor's surgery, Janice Galloway quickly learned how to keep quiet and stay out of the way. Her mother hadn't expected or wanted another child and Galloway wasn't allowed to forget that she was a burden. Her much older sister Cora, with her steady stream of boyfriends, her showy fashions, and erratic temperament, never failed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Galloway, Janice.
This is not about me.
London : Granta, 2008
(OCoLC)649232193
Named Person: Janice Galloway
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Galloway
ISBN: 9781847080615 1847080618 9781847080882 184708088X 9781847080998 1847080995
OCLC Number: 232713208
Awards: Short-listed for Biographers' Club Prize for Best First Biography 2009
Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Janice Galloway.

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Deals with the routine dependencies and confusions, hopes and triumphs of childhood. This title is also about emergence, as slowly, the beginnings of unsuspected rage that pushed the silent girl  Read more...

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'Sublime prose and fierce honesty set it apart - Part of Galloway's skill in This is Not About Me is how she keeps a child's sense of bewilderment and secret understanding' -Telegraph'Blistering, Read more...

 
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