Never Far From Nowhere

Never Far From Nowhere

Author: Andrea Levy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780755372980

Page: 249

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Sitting round Carol's desk at eleven o'clock eating the sandwiches her ... He got down on one knee in front of her as she moved the drink out of his reach.

A passionate and perceptive story full of the pain and the humour of growing up, from Andrea Levy, author of the Orange Prize winning SMALL ISLAND and the Man Booker shortlisted THE LONG SONG. NEVER FAR FROM NOWHERE is the story of two sisters, Olive and Vivien, born in London to Jamaican parents and brought up on a council estate. They go to the same grammar school, but while Vivien's life becomes a chaotic mix of friendships, youth clubs, skinhead violence, A-levels, discos and college, Olive, three years older and a skin shade darker, has a very different tale to tell...

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