My Name Is Why: Quick Reads 2022

by Lemn Sissay

Biographies & Autobiographies Sharing Diverse Voices

My Name Is Why: Quick Reads 2022 Synopsis


How does a government steal a child and then imprison him?

How does it keep it a secret?

This story is how.

This story is true.

My Name Is Why is a true story about growing up in care and fighting to succeed despite the cruelty and failures of the care system.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781838854645
Publication date: 14th April 2022
Author: Lemn Sissay
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Primary Genre Biographies & Autobiographies
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ISBN: 9781838854645
Publication date: 14/04/2022
Format: Paperback

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About Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA-nominated, award-winning writer and broadcaster. He has authored collections of poetry and plays. His Landmark poems are visible in London, Manchester, Huddersfield and Addis Ababa. He has been made an Honorary Doctor by the universities of Manchester, Kent, Huddersfield and Brunel. Sissay was awarded an MBE for services to literature and in 2019 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is Chancellor of the University of Manchester. He is British and Ethiopian. @lemnsissay |

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