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Title:  Pilgrim State
Binding:  Paperback: 352 pages
Author:  Jacqueline Walker
Publisher: Sceptre
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0340960809
ISBN-13: 9780340960806

Product Dimensions: 
19.4 x 12.8 x 2.6 cm
Category(ies) :  Society, Politics & Philosophy +Biography
Shipping weights: 
Price: RMB128.00
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'Fine, honest writing and acute personal insight ... Jacqueline Walker has written this fond, striking memoir as a homage to a brave, beautiful woman' -- Iain Finlayson for The Times 20080517 'Remarkable' -- Time Out 20080517 'Haunting, powerful and beautifully written, Dorothy's story resonates long after the final page' -- International Women's Month Magazine 20080313 'A wonderful, deeply moving book' -- James McBride, Author of The Color of Water 20080313 'The best book you will read this year' -- Pride, 2008 20080313 'Elegant, haunting and important ... moved me hugely and like the very best books remained in my thoughts for weeks afterwards. Read it' -- Sathnam Sanghera 20080313 'Pilgrim State is an extraordinary memoir ... This will be read by mothers and daughters alike, and both will find a resonance in the lives of these two women' -- Kate Bradley, Bookseller's Choice 20080313

'One of those extraordinary memoirs of love, loss and migration that touches on themes in Small Island. It's a word-of-mouth book that deserves wide coverage' (Bookseller )

'Fine, honest writing and acute personal insight . . . Jacqueline Walker has written this fond, striking memoir as a homage to a brave, beautiful woman' (Iain Finlayson for The Times )

'Remarkable' (Time Out )

'Haunting, powerful and beautifully written, Dorothy's story resonates long after the final page' (International Women's Month Magazine )

'A wonderful, deeply moving book' (James McBride, Author of The Color of Water )

'The best book you will read this year' (Pride, 2008 )

'Elegant, haunting and important . . . moved me hugely and like the very best books remained in my thoughts for weeks afterwards. Read it' (Sathnam Sanghera )

'Pilgrim State is an extraordinary memoir . . . This will be read by mothers and daughters alike, and both will find a resonance in the lives of these two women' (Kate Bradley, Bookseller's Choice )



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