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  • 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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** '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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