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Sugar and Slate
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Planet Books
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Nikki
I found Sugar and Slate interesting because of the exploration of identity -- I've read books involving the intersection between Welsh and English before, but not intersections involving people from further afield: in this case, a father from Guyana.

On the other hand, I found it hard to keep hold of anything in the narrative. It isn't a story, as such, but a memoir, and because it's made up of memories, it flits from place to place and thought to thought. I'm too flighty myself at the moment to
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Nina Chachu
somewhat different take on identity - from someone of Guyanese and Welsh extraction, who also spent several years as a child in Nigeria and Sudan
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