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Hardback Published: 29/12/2011
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It is 1977, the Queen's Silver Jubilee, and a photographer captures a moment forever: a street party with bunting and Union Jacks fluttering in the breeze. Right in the centre of the frame, a small Asian boy stares intently into the camera. The photograph becomes iconic, a symbol of everything that is great about Britain. But the harmonious image conceals a very different reality. Amid the party food and the platform shoes, the pop music and the punk, there are tensions in the Cherry Gardens community. As the street party begins, those tensions threaten to erupt. Fast forward to the present and the boy, Satish, has become a successful cardiologist, saving lives, respected by those around him. But he is living with a secret. When Satish is asked to take part in a reunion of those involved in that Jubilee photograph, he must confront the truth about that day, and the events that changed the course of his life

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780297864585
Weight: 414 g
Dimensions: 213 x 134 x 30 mm

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“Jubilee”

A clever, topical idea for a novel. Good observations of the 70's era and the community spirit behind Jubilee Day, and also of the interactions and relationships between young children. A great idea to look at... More

Hardback edition
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“wonderful storytelling”

excellent first novel from Ms Harris.
well written chraracters relaly draw you into the story making the book a real page turner, the events of Jubilee day do not disapppoint and the present day storyline engages you... More

Hardback edition
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“Good read”

A coming of age novel telling of the struggle of a young Asian boy growing up in the late seventies along with all the associated prejudices that brings. This book makes for compelling reading.

Paperback edition
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