We Had it So Good
By (author) Linda Grant
We Had it So Good by Linda Grant
Book DescriptionIn 1968 Stephen Newman arrives in England from California. Sent down from Oxford, he hurriedly marries his English girlfriend Andrea to avoid returning to America and the draft board. Over the next forty years they and their friends build lives of middle-class success until the events of late middle-age and the new century force them to realise that their fortunate generation has always lived in a fool's paradise.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844086382
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (215mm x 135mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Books By Author Linda Grant
Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler, Hardback (October 2012)
Originally published: Suffolk: N. Spearman, 1984.
We Had It So Good, Paperback / softback (April 2012)
From the acclaimed author of the Booker-shortlisted "The Clothes on Their Backs"--a hugely satisfying, exuberant, multi-generational novel about coming of age during the 1970s.
Remind Me Who I am, Again, Paperback (January 2011)» View all books by Linda Grant
'A skilful, moving, even humorous book. It is more than an elegy for a lost mother or the charting of one human being's decline ... It is an investigation of memory, which concludes that "Memory, I have come to understand, is everything, it's life itself"' Scotland on Sunday
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Author Biography - Linda Grant
Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker in 2008 for THE CLOTHES ON THEIR BACKS.
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