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    We Had it So Good (Paperback) By (author) Linda Grant

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    DescriptionBorn to hardworking immigrant parents in sunny suburban Los Angeles, Stephen Newman never imagined that he would spend his adult life under the grey skies of north London, would marry Andrea for convenience and stay married, and would watch his children grow into people he cannot fathom. Over forty years he and his friends have built lives of comfort and success, until the events of late middle age and the new century force them to realise that they have always existed in a fool's paradise.


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    Title
    We Had it So Good
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Linda Grant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844086399
    ISBN 10: 1844086399
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    DC23: 823.92
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Virago Press Ltd
    Publication date
    12 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker in 2008 for The Clothes on Their Backs.
    Review quote
    'Compelling, perceptive and deeply humane' -- Michael Arditti Daily Mail 'Gripping and stylishly told. Post-war California, Oxford and London are recreated superbly and brightly ... Grant comes close to creating the perfect novel' -- Melissa Katsoulis The Times 'My only complaint? I fear I may not read a better book all year' -- Rosamund Urwin Evening Standard 'Ambitious ... Like the best novels, it makes you examine your own moral compass alongside that of its characters' -- Viv Groskop Observer