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    Fit

    £10.00
    This cutting but compassionate debut novel charts a young girl's rise from life in a squalid rural foster home to a dazzling career in the big city.
    ISBN: 9781913505127
    AuthorSammy Wright
    Pub Date21/10/2021
    BindingPaperback
    Pages240
    Availability: In Stock

    This is the first novel by Sammy Wright, a secondary-school teacher with first-hand experience of a contemporary Britain in which children starve and the gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Charting the impact on a small community of a girl being plucked by happenstance from her foster home and dropped into a dazzling new life as a London model, Fit is a moving, tragic, but ultimately hopeful look at the ways in which poverty and neglect can echo through a life . . . even after you think you've gotten your fairy-tale ending.
    Fit was the winner, by unanimous decision, of the 2020 Northern Book Prize.

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    This is the first novel by Sammy Wright, a secondary-school teacher with first-hand experience of a contemporary Britain in which children starve and the gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Charting the impact on a small community of a girl being plucked by happenstance from her foster home and dropped into a dazzling new life as a London model, Fit is a moving, tragic, but ultimately hopeful look at the ways in which poverty and neglect can echo through a life . . . even after you think you've gotten your fairy-tale ending.
    Fit was the winner, by unanimous decision, of the 2020 Northern Book Prize.