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Greetings from Bury Park (Vintage Departures Original)

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10353587M
    ISBN 100307388026
    ISBN 109780307388025
    OCLC/WorldCa166367943


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Greetings from Bury Park is a searingly intimate account of growing up as the child of Pakistani immigrants in Britain. In amongst his frank description of the turmoil, pain and confusion surrounding his feelings of disconnection and ambivalence to both cultures, Manzoor manages to inject bursts of laugh-out-loud humour/5().

The book is also a chronicle of the influence of song, in this case the words of Bruce Springsteen, on a young mind. In this — and, surprisingly and reassuringly, many other way Greetings from Bury Park is a searingly intimate account of growing up as the child of Pakistani immigrants in Britain/5().

About Greetings from Bury Park. The inspiration for the smash Sundance hit, soon to be a major motion picture, “Blinded by the Light”: The acclaimed memoir about the power of Bruce Springsteen’s music on a young Pakistani boy growing up in Britain in the s.

Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old Greetings from Bury Park book, inhe emigrated from Pakistan to Britain with his mother, brother, and sister.

Greetings from Bury Park is a searingly intimate account of growing up as the child of Pakistani immigrants in Britain. In amongst his frank description of the turmoil, pain and confusion surrounding his feelings of disconnection and ambivalence to both cultures, Manzoor manages to inject bursts of laugh-out-loud humour/5().

Both a tribute to The Boss and a story of personal discovery, Blinded by the Light (originally published as Greetings from Bury Park) is a warm, irreverent, and exceptionally perceptive memoir about how music transcends religion and race.

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Sarfraz Manzoor (Urdu: سرفراز منظور ‎; born 9 June ) is a British journalist, documentary maker, and broadcaster of Pakistani origin. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian, presenter of documentaries on BBC Radio 4, and a cultural commentator who appears on programmes such as Newsnight Review and Saturday first book, Greetings from Bury Park was published in Born: 9 June (age 49), Lyallpur, Punjab, Pakistan.

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After his best friend introduced him to the music of Bruce Springsteen at age sixteen, he found a lens through which he could. About Greetings from Bury Park. Due for release in as the movie 'Blinded by the Light', directed by Gurinder Chadha Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old when his family emigrated from Pakistan to join his father in Bury Park, Luton.

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