Girl, Woman, Other (Pb)

Author: Bernardine Evaristo
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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780241984994
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : May 2019
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  • : March 2020
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9780241984994

Description

Joint Winner Booker Prize 2019 Grace is a Victorian orphan dreaming of the mysterious African father she will never meet.Winsome is a young Windrush bride, recently arrived from Barbados.Amma is the fierce queen of her 1980s squatters' palace.Morgan, who used to be Megan, is blowing up on social media, the newest activist-influencer on the block.Twelve very different people, mostly black and female, more than a hundred years of change, and one sweeping, vibrant, glorious portrait of contemporary Britain. Bernardine Evaristo presents a gloriously new kind of history for this old country- ever-dynamic, ever-expanding and utterly irresistible.

Author description

Bernardine Evaristo is the author of Lara, winner of the Emma Best Book Award in 1999, The Emperor's Babe and Soul Tourists. She is a former Poet in Residence at the Museum of London, and her work has been widely anthologized. She won a prestigious Arts Council Writers Award in 2000.