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Growing up in the South

Advantages: shocking, exciting, sometimes uplifting, teaches you about history, easy to read
Disadvantages: lenghty in the end

Growing up in the South Today I'm going to review a novel I had to read for university. It is called "Coming of Age in Mississippi" and was written by Anne Moody. Reader's appeal As I said, I did not really choose this book myself. Last semes ...

morticiaaddams 01.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Coming of Age in Mississippi - Anne Moody

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A little bit of 'humbleness' would not go amiss

Advantages: Talks openly about her hard childhood, might help someone with similar experiences.
Disadvantages: Comes across as rather shallow in places. A lot of name-dropping.

Now please don’t bombard with me rude comments telling me how nasty I am to say such a thing – I don’t mean to be offensive to Ms McCutcheon, but that phrase was going through my head all the time I was reading this book. I know that th ...

redridinghood 26.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Who Does She Think She Is? - Martine McCutcheon

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............My Fair Lady

Advantages: Light reading, inspirational stories of success
Disadvantages: None

I picked up Martine McCutcheon’s biography at one of those cheap bookshop places, at the discount village outlets at Gretna Green, about two weeks ago. I had always liked her character in Eastenders, and I recall when the book was first released, that sh ...

helencbradshaw 14.05.2002 · Read full review
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From Milan to the East End

Advantages: Truthful and honest, lots of detail
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...I've been a huge Martine McCutcheon fan ever since she first appeared on our screens as Tiffany in Eastenders, back in 1995. At the time, we had the same kind of hairstyle and mannerisms, so my nickname at the time (even from strangers who I bumped into ...

Sam-Hay 31.01.2001 · Read full review
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One determined lady

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My saddest childhood memory has to be my mum and dad splitting up a week before I went to senior school. I can always remember getting dressed up in my posh new school outfit and thinking that my dad would never see me in it as he would only come and visi ...

Stick 12.12.2001 · Read full review
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