Bad Blood

Bad Blood

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From a childhood of gothic proportions in a vicarage on the Welsh borders, through her adolescence, leaving herself teetering on the brink of the 1960s, Lorna Sage brings to life a vanished time and place, and illuminates the lives of three generations of women.
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2000
ISBN: 9781841150420
Branch Call Number: 942.9082092 Sage 3564
Characteristics: 281 p. :,ill


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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 31, 2014

As a memoirist, Sage has written her personal best. If you grew up during the last half of the twentieth century her story will resonate with you, male or female. The author’s unique take on a vicarage upbringing in a remote Welsh village with grandparents who completely fly in the face of sanity is profoundly funny and sad. Sage’s later move to a modern subdivision with her parents, who are marked by the war and the vicarage, does not really improve the chaos that seems to flow around their family. Her honesty continues as she bears witness to her passionate story full of wickedly detailed memories.

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