Where Are You Really From?

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9780856408533: Where Are You Really From?

Tim Brannigan was born in Belfast in 1966, and spent the first year of his life in St Joseph's Baby Home, before being adopted by his birth mother. Told here for the first time is Tim's extraordinary story, describing in vivid detail what it was like growing up black in Belfast during the turbulent 1970s and 80s, his five-year stint as a republican prisoner, his coming to terms with the true circumstances surrounding his birth, and his desperate attempts to trace the father who abandoned him.

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TIM BRANNIGAN was born in Belfast in 1966, and spent the first year of his life in St Joseph's Baby Home, before being adopted by his birth mother. He studied politics at Liverpool Polytechnic and returned to Belfast in 1990 where he began training for a career in the media. He went on to become an award-winning journalist, working as a a reporter for GMTV's Northern Ireland bureau in 1994 and then as a features writer for the Irish News until 2000. He still lives in Belfast where he works as a freelance journalist and commentator.

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one of the defining memoirs of the late Troubles Sunday Times an amazing story of secrets and sacrifice Sunday Mirror an enthralling read The Times The remarkable story of a life founded on lies but saved by a mother's love Daily Mirror

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