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Greetings From Bury Park

Author : Sarfraz Manzoor
ISBN : 9781526615206
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old when his family emigrated from Pakistan to join his father in Bury Park, Luton. His teenage years were a constant battle to reconcile being both British and Muslim. But when his best friend introduced him to Bruce Springsteen, his life changed for ever. In this affectionate and timely memoir, Manzoor retraces his journey from the frustrations of his childhood to his reaction to the tragedies of 9/11 and 7/7. Original, darkly tender and wryly amusing, this is an inspiring tribute to the power of music to transcend race and religion and a moving account of a relationship between father and son

Blinded By The Light Greetings From Bury Park Movie Tie In

Author : Sarfraz Manzoor
ISBN : 1984899449
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Soon to be a major motion picture--a charming memoir about the impact of Bruce Springsteen's music on a Pakistani boy growing up in 1970s' Britain. 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. Featuring a new Afterword by the author.thor.

Muslims In Britain

Author : Sophie Gilliat-Ray
ISBN : 9780521536882
Genre : History
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Drawing upon sociology, history, anthropology, and politics, this book provides an informed understanding of the daily lives of British Muslims.

Modern Britain

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ISBN : 8759315970
Genre : Great Britain
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Hatters Railwaymen And Knitters

Author : Daniel Gray
ISBN : 9781408834374
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Daniel Gray is about to turn thirty. Like any sane person, his response is to travel to Luton, Crewe and Hinckley. After a decade's exile in Scotland, he sets out to reacquaint himself with England via what he considers its greatest asset: football. Watching teams from the Championship (or Division Two as any right-minded person calls it) to the South West Peninsula Premier, and aimlessly walking around towns from Carlisle to Newquay, Gray paints a curious landscape forgotten by many. He discovers how the provinces made the England we know, from Teesside's role in the Empire to Luton's in our mongrel DNA. Moments in the histories of his teams come together to form football's narrative, starting with Sheffield pioneers and ending with fan ownership at Chester, and Gray shows how the modern game unifies an England in flux and dominates the places in which it is played. Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters is a wry and affectionate ramble through the wonderful towns and teams that make the country and capture its very essence. It is part-football book, part-travelogue and part-love letter to the bits of England that often get forgotten, celebrated here in all their blessed eccentricity.

Bruce Springsteen And Philosophy

Author : Randall E. Auxier
ISBN : 9780812697773
Genre : Philosophy
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Known as the working man's poet, the Boardwalk prophet, or simply, the Boss. If "love is a banquet at which we feed," Bruce Springsteen has provided much food for thought. In this collection of metaphysical probes, a gang of E-street philosophers will undress Bruce's deeper mysteries like irresistible Jersey girls. Can Springsteen settle the nature-nurture debate through his song "Born to Run"? What do the famous philosopher Ricuoer and Springsteen have in common in their depiction of time? These die-hard Springsteen fans, who just happen to be philosophers, compile an entertaining handbook to the field of Springsteen studies, covering topics like Springsteen's connection to Marx and the proletariat, Springsteen's concept of the soul, and his status as a poet.

Book Review Index 2009

Author : Dana Ferguson
ISBN : 1414419120
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Bruce Springsteen

Author : Ron Frankl
ISBN : 0791023273
Genre : Music
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Describes the life of the popular rock musician, singer, and songwriter Bruce Springsteen.

Widener Law Journal

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ISBN : UCAL:B5113554
Genre : Law
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