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Born Free by Laura Hird
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Born Free (1999)

by Laura Hird

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Lahtinen, SeppoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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When love becomes a command, hatred can become a pleasure. Written by Charles Bukowski from Notes of a Dirty Old Man
...I used to do the I-Ching, but then I had to feed the meter. Now I can't see into the future, but at least I can use the heater. Lyrics by Jarvis Cocker from 'Glory Days' (This is Hardcore)
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To Everyone who buys this and everyone who bought the last one Cheers!
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CHRIST, WHAT'S SHE doing there?
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Punchy, acerbic, sharp-witted and above-all, acutely observed, Born Free tells the story of an ordinary family who are all trying to escape from something - and each other. The interactions between Jake, Joni, Angie and Vic reveal a hellish cocktail of adolescent and mid-life crises; the savagery of sibling rivalry; the waking nightmare of a marriage gone cold - and, naturally, the unbridgeable, infernal chasm between the generations. It's a story of everyday life.… (more)

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