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Sugar and Slate

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Sugar and Slate
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Planet Books
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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
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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