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Forest gate

a novel

by Peter Akinti

  • 264 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

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

    StatementPeter Akinti
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6101.K56 F67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24776051M
    ISBN 10143917217X, 143917296X
    ISBN 109781439172179, 9781439172964
    LC Control Number2009047592
    OCLC/WorldCa419818307

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