- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown (April 2 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1844085422
- ISBN-13: 978-1844085422
- Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 2.1 x 19.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 259 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #519,393 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Clothes on Their Backs Paperback – Apr 2 2009
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** 'A beautifully written and truly moving book about the experience of growing up in Britain as a second generation immigrant―EXPRESS
** 'This is a vivid, enjoyable and consistently unexpected novel―THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
** 'It's a sublimely atmospheric and moving novel―LONDON PAPER
** 'If you read only one novel this year, make sure it is The Clothes on Their Backs―SUNDAY EXPRESS
About the Author
Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006. She writes for the Guardian, Telegraph and Vogue.
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This is a minor novel but well told, of small lives and sordid experiences in the anonymity of a big city.