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Skint Estate

A memoir of poverty, motherhood and survival

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'Brilliant, horrifying and really f***ing funny' KATHY BURKE'Give s powerful voice to the often silent story that explains so much of Britain's current fracturing' OBSERVERI'm a scrounger, a liar, a hypocrite, a stain on society with no basic morals - or so they say. After all, what else do you call a working-class single mum in temporary accommodation?Skint Estate is the darkly funny debut memoir from Cash Carraway, a scream against austerity that rises full of rage in a landscape of sink estates, police cells, refuges and peepshows.A voice that must be heard.'Cash's brutal honesty will leave you wanting to make a change, stand up and be heard. A must-read' VICKY McCLURE'Extraordinary ... Bursts with energy, wit and anger' KEN LOACH'The new voice of a generation' THE TIMES'Astonishingly brilliant . Raw, gut-wrenching and immensely moving' RUTH JONES'A fascinating, shocking look at poverty and motherhood' BILLIE PIPER'A howl of rage ... I loved it' THE IRISH TIMES'The definition of edgy' LIONEL SHRIVER

Product code: 9781529103373

ISBN 9781529103373
Publisher Ebury Publishing
No. Of Pages 368
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H222xW144xS34
'Brilliant, horrifying and really f***ing funny' KATHY BURKE

'Give[s] powerful voice to the often silent story that explains so much of Britain's current fracturing' OBSERVER

I'm a scrounger, a liar, a hypocrite, a stain on society with no basic morals - or so they say.