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Every Light in the House Burnin'
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Publication date February 23, 1995
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9780747246534
ISBN-10 074724653X
Dimensions 0.67 by 5.12 by 7.80 in.
Weight 0.37 lbs.
Original list price $0.00
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Summary
Angela's parents moved from Jamaica to England in 1948. Now, 20 years later, Mr Jacob is seriously ill, and moves unsteadily through the care of the NHS. As Angela tries to help her mother through the ordeal, she finds herself reliving her childhood years spent on a council estate in Highbury.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The remarkable, emotional debut novel, both funny and moving, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, from the critically aclaimed Andrea Levy, author of the Orange Prize winning SMALL ISLAND and the Man Booker shortlisted THE LONG SONG. 'Better opportunity' - that's why Angela's dad sailed to England from America in 1948 on the Empire Windrush. Six months later her mum joined him in his one room in Earl's Court... ...Twenty years and four children later, Mr Jacob has become seriously ill and starts to move unsteadily through the care of the National Health Service. As Angela, his youngest, tries to help her mother through this ordeal, she finds herself reliving her childhood years, spent on a council estate in Highbury.

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