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White teeth

By: Smith, Zadie

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0140276335 / 9780140276336
Paperback
25/01/2001
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United Kingdom
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20 cm x, 541 pages
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Quiz No: 203778, Points 29.00, Book Level 6.90,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 2000.
S 2001 Mail on Sunday / John Llewellyn Rhys Prize

Chosen by the Guardian as one of the Best Books of the 21st Century From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, On Beauty and Grand Union'BELIEVE THE HYPE' The TimesThe international bestseller and modern classic of multicultural Britain - an unforgettable portrait of LondonOne of the most talked about debut novels of all time, White Teeth is a funny, generous, big-hearted novel, adored by critics and readers alike.

Dealing - among many other things - with friendship, love, war, three cultures and three families over three generations, one brown mouse, and the tricky way the past has of coming back and biting you on the ankle, it is a life-affirming, riotous must-read of a book. 'The almost preposterous talent was clear from the first pages' Julian Barnes, Guardian'Street-smart and learned, sassy and philosophical all at the same time' New York Times'Outstanding' Sunday Telegraph

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Prizes:

S 2000 Orange Prize
W 2000 Whitbread Prize (First Novel)
W 2000 Guardian First Book Award
W 2001 WH Smith Book Awards: New Talent
W 2001 Betty Trask Award
S 2000 Orange Prize for Fiction
W 2000

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