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Adventures in Suburbia

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Park and Ride: Adventures in Suburbia by Miranda Sawyer
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In the journey described in this book, Miranda Sawyer drives from Croydon to Swindon via Stevenage, Harrogate and Cadbury World in Birmingham, on "a nice day out" around suburban Britain. This is the Britain of motorways and heritage centres, of campaigning housewives and executive housing estates, of boy racers and Essex girls, of Cheshire wives and Scottish golfers. Readers are taken for an evening at a prestigious hotel night-club, a day in Britain's "most average town", a trip round Romford's bourgeois drug addicts, a date with The Lighthouse Family, a few hours with Staffordshire's jet-set, a hen night, a car cruise, a swingers' special evening, and a lovely Sunday drive to see the new B&Q on the bypass. This is not the Britain that is green and pleasant, urban and dangerous, historic and scenic; this is the rest of it, the vast swathes of in-betweeny land, the multiplexed, motorwayed, mind-your-manners, Great British Experience.

Author Biography

An award-winning feature journalist, Miranda Sawyer spent her formative years in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in a white ra-ra skirt and turquoise mascara. She presented the Art Marathon on BBC2 and co-presented Big Mouth with Tony Parsons in 1996. This is her first book.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Abacus
Pages
320
Dimensions
126x198x23
ISBN-13
9780349113197
Product ID
1666225

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