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Maggie & me

Author: Damian Barr
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Galsgow, 1984. Eight-year old Damian Barr watches in horror as his mum rips off her wedding ring and packs their bags. As Thatcher takes hold of Britain she snatches school milk, smashes the unions and makes greed good. Yet somehow, despite the rioting, strikes, AIDS and Clause 28, Damian manages to fall in love, dance to Madonna in Glasgow's only gay club and discover that stories can save your life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Damian Barr; Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Thatcher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Damian Barr
ISBN: 9781408838099 1408838095
OCLC Number: 932880832
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: 245 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Maggie and me
Responsibility: Damian Barr.

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Galsgow, 1984. Eight-year old Damian Barr watches in horror as his mum rips off her wedding ring and packs their bags. As Thatcher takes hold of Britain she snatches school milk, smashes the unions and makes greed good. Yet somehow, despite the rioting, strikes, AIDS and Clause 28, Damian manages to fall in love, dance to Madonna in Glasgow's only gay club and discover that stories can save your life.
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Shocking and funny in equal measure, and will have you weeping with laughter and sorrow -- Katy Guest * Independent on Sunday * The wonderful story of a remarkable man, Maggie & Me is heartbreaking Read more...

 
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