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Forest gate a novel by Peter Akinti

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Poor,
  • Race relations,
  • Somalis,
  • Suicidal behavior,
  • Refugees,
  • Teenagers,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2009. With reading group guide and essay by the author.

StatementPeter Akinti
LC ClassificationsPR6101.K56 F67 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24831491M
ISBN 10143917217X, 143917296X
ISBN 109781439172179, 9781439172964
LC Control Number2009047592

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