Sitting Among the Eskimos

Sitting Among the Eskimos

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Thirty-something Lizzie Burns lives between two worlds: a mature student and mother in the final year of an English degree she is caught in a desperately sad, often hilariously funny cultural clash. Branded 'no right in the heid' by her resentful husband, her disgruntled father and the inhabitants of the small seaside town where she lives, she must juggle Shakespeare's tragic heroines with the demands of three unruly children; and stave off her fear that she just isn't cut out for the hallowed Faculty of Arts at all. As finals loom, Lizzie begins to feel just how easily she could lose her grip - and see her aspirations, and family, slip away from her. But this woman is not so easily defeated...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 195 x 11mm | 138g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747268304
  • 9780747268307

About Maggie Graham

Maggie Graham was born and grew up in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire. She left school at fifteen, but later returned to education, going on to read English at Glasgow University. Between 1995 and 1998 she worked as a Writer in Residence at the Big Issue.show more

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23 ratings
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4 13% (3)
3 39% (9)
2 26% (6)
1 9% (2)
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