Where I Belong
Written by Gillian Cross
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Prize-winning author Gillian Cross tells a nail biting and fascinating story that’ll make readers think hard about how the lives of individuals connect and the wide ranging impacts they can have.
Told in the voices of three teenagers who become inextricably intertwined when Khadija, a Somali girl, is spotted by a fashion designer who determines that her ‘look’ will be the next big thing. The ludicrous wealth of the UK fashion world is dextrously set against the extreme poverty and danger of life in Somalia as the two worlds touch and collide.
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Where I Belong by Gillian Cross
There are guns and bandits in this story. And supermodels. And there's drought and starvation too. Are you wondering how they can all come together? Well, that's how life is these days. Things don't happen neatly, in separate little places. We're all caught by the great spider's web of media that spans the world. That's where this story is set. The world. It's the story of Abdi and Khadija and Freya (that's me) and what happened to us because of Somalia ...
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Oxford University Press
1st April 2010
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