Greetings from Bury Park: race, religion, rock 'n' roll
Klett Sprachen, 2010 - 253 pages
This is the true story of Sarfraz Manzoor, who came to Britain from Pakistan as a small child and grew up in Bury Park, Luton. Bis book describes the trials and tribulations of growing up as a Pakistani Muslim in Britain. We learn about conflicts with his family and about the power of music to transcend race and religion. Full of gratitude to his parents, his story is an inspiration to follow your dreams.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mooingzelda - LibraryThing
Greetings From Bury Park is a wonderful memoir chronicling Sarfraz Manzoor's upbringing in Luton, focusing on the 1980s and 1990s. Manzoor was born in Pakistan and was brought to live in Britain at a ... Read full review
GREETINGS FROM BURY PARK: Race, Religion, and Rock 'n' RollUser Review - Kirkus
A British journalist comes to terms with his immigrant upbringing and love of Bruce Springsteen, each crippling in its own way.Manzoor grew up in working-class Luton and, as related in his sketchy ... Read full review
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Greetings from Bury Park: Inspiration for the film 'Blinded by the Light'
No preview available - 2019