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Wish I was here

Author: Jackie Kay
Publisher: London : Picador, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jackie Kay explores every facet of this most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions. In her distinctive voice, simultaneously fierce and delicate, she exposes the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery and stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss. Every story here resonates with bittersweet lucidity. Fearlessly scrutinizing her characters at their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kay, Jackie, 1961-
Wish I was here.
London : Picador, 2006
(OCoLC)607861766
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Kay
ISBN: 0330373315 9780330373319
OCLC Number: 69497771
Awards: Short-listed for Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2007 (UK)
Description: vi, 197 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: You go when you can no longer stay --
What is left behind --
Wish I was here --
How to get away with suicide --
Blinds --
The silence --
My daughter the fox --
What ever --
Not the queen --
Pruning --
Sonata --
The mirrored twins.
Responsibility: Jackie Kay.

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