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Language of My Choosing : a creative Scots-Italian memoir

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Description: Where do I truly belong? This is the question Anne Pia continually asked of herself growing up in the Italian-Scots community of post-World War Two Edinburgh. This candid, vibrant memoir shares her struggle to bridge the gap between a traditional immigrant way of life and attaining her goal of becoming an independent-minded professional woman. Through her journey beyond the expectations of family, she discovers how much relationships with other people enhance, inhibit and ultimately define self. Yet - like her relationship with her own mother - her 'belonging' in her Italian and Scottish heritages remains to this day unresolved and complex.

Author: Pia, Anne

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

Publication Date: 15.05.2018

BIC: Memoirs

Weight(g): 276

Dimensions: 134 x 210 x 23

Pagination: 192 pages


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