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Gypsy Girl By Rosie Mckinley

Gypsy Girl

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From the publishers of the number 1 bestseller GYPSY BOY, here is the incredible true story of a young Irish traveller.

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Gypsy Girl Summary


Gypsy Girl: A life on the road. A journey to freedom. by Rosie Mckinley

A life lived on the road and a heart that will always belong there

Imagine being born into a world where communities are constantly on the move, but freedom is not a birthright.

Rosie grew up travelling all over England and Ireland in her family's caravan. She had an idyllic childhood roaming fields and meadows with her younger brothers and sisters - free from the trappings of modern life, but restricted by the expectations of her culture.

When Rosie was 14, the family's happiness was shattered when her grandfather - who was loved and respected by the whole community - was killed in a tragic accident.

Suddenly everything in Rosie's life unravelled and she was forced to abandon the traditional way of life she loved. Her family fell apart and Rosie tried her best to take care of her younger siblings and hold the family together.

As life at home became unbearable Rosie met Stevie, a traveller boy who promised her a different kind of life. But, Stevie was battling his own demons and Rosie's journey to freedom had only just begun...

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Praise for Gypsy Boy: -- ... 'It was a revelation. Moving, terrifying, funny and brilliant. I shall never forget it - an amazing achievement' -- Stephen Fry 'Touching, insightful, funny and incredibly shocking ****' -- HEAT 'Mikey Walsh's memoirs were an unexpected smash hit last year and the audiobook version is every bit as enjoyable.' -- HEAT

About Rosie Mckinley


Rosie McKinley was born to an Irish Traveller family and ran away at the age of 17 to marry a fellow Traveller. She has five children and lives in Ireland.

Additional information

GOR003108066
Gypsy Girl: A life on the road. A journey to freedom. by Rosie Mckinley
Rosie Mckinley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2011-09-15
288
1444708260
9781444708264
N/A
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