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The Dukkering Boy

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Gypsy boy Daniel Cooper leads a rough-and-ready life in a busy community of Romany travelling folk. It is the year 1949, and as the country adjusts after the upheaval of war, his gypsy family peacefully travel the Welsh country lanes and by-ways, comfortable in their outdoor existence. For Daniel, the lure of a ‘normal’ life becomes very real when he learns that his older ...more
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Published August 28th 2011
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Mar 12, 2012 Michael Cargill Cargill rated it really liked it
The author has pitched this as an adventure book for midteen boys/young adults but classifying it like that doesn't do it justice; this is a very enjoyable and entertaining read.

It is about a Romany gypsy boy who is kidnapped and taken away from his family. I haven't ever read a book where the main character is a gypsy and I know very little about the Romany people in general but this book covers the subject well. The book is peppered with actual Romany words and phrases that fit perfectly into
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