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Jacqueline Walker

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I was born in the US with a Jamaican mother and Russian father. My mother was deported with 2 of her three children (including me) in 1956. I spent three years in Jamaica before joining my mother in Canada en-route to the UK arriving in London as a very young part of the 'Windrush' generation.
In 2002 I began to write Pilgrim State, which was sold by auction to Hodder Headline in 2007, published in hardback and audio under the Sceptre imprint April 2008. Paperback due April 2009. If you want to download the first chapter go onto their website at www.pilgrimstate.co.uk. It's received what is called 'critical acclaim', lots of radio and press - Hodder have high hopes.
One of the issues about Pilgrim State is that even though it's termed 'memoir
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