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Paperback:The boy with the topknot, a memoir of love, secrets and lies in Wolverhampton:2009 The boy with the topknot, a memoir of love, secrets and lies in Wolverhampton
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Author: Sanghera
Author: Sanghera
Publication year: 2009
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
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This is a hilarious and heart-rending reinvention of the modern British memoir. For Sathnam Sanghera, growing up in Wolverhampton in the eighties was a confusing business. On the one hand, these were the heady days of George Michael mix-tapes, Dallas on TV and, if he was lucky, the occasional Bounty Bar. On the other, there was his wardrobe of tartan smocks, his 30p-an-hour job at the local sewing factory and the ongoing challenge of how to tie the perfect top-knot. And then there was his family, whose strange and often difficult behaviour he took for granted until, at the age of twenty-four, Sathnam made a discovery that changed everything he ever thought he knew about them. Equipped with breathtaking courage and a glorious sense of humour, he embarks on a journey into their extraordinary past trying to make sense of a life lived among secrets.

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Year 2014
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Reading Group review. I found this book very entertaining and would definitely recommend it. The aut
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