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Gypsy Boy: One Boy's Struggle to Escape from a Secret World by Mikey Walsh

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Gypsy Boy: One Boy's Struggle to Escape from a Secret World by Mikey Walsh

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Gypsy Boy is the first commercial memoir written by someone on the inside of the notoriously secretive culture of the Romany Gypsies.

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Mikey was born into a Romany Gypsy family. They live in a closeted community, and little is known about their way of life. After centuries of persecution Gypsies are wary of outsiders and if you choose to leave you can never come back.This is something Mikey knows only too well.Growing up, he rarely went to school, and seldom mixed with non-Gypsies. The caravan and camp were his world.But although Mikey inherited a vibrant and loyal culture his family's legacy was bittersweet with a hidden history of grief and abuse.Eventually Mikey was forced to make an agonising decision - to stay and keep secrets, or escape and find somewhere he could truly belong.Read the second part of Mikey's amazing story in Gypsy Boy on the Run

Additional Information

SKU GOR001494396
Title Gypsy Boy: One Boy's Struggle to Escape from a Secret World
Author By (author) Mikey Walsh
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year Published 2010
Page Number 288
ISBN 0340977981
ISBN13 9780340977989
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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