Anita Sethi: I Belong Here
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N.B. As one of our Litfest 2022 titles this book is being offered at £2 of the Publisher’s RRP until 31st March 2022.
Winner of the 2021 Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Non-fiction
Shortlisted for the 2021 Wainwright Prize
“I knew in every bone of my body, in every fibre of my being, that I had to report what had happened, not only for myself but to help stop anyone else having to go through what I did. I knew I could not remain silent, or still, I could not stop walking through the world.” – Extract.
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Synopsis: A journey of reclamation through the natural landscapes of the North, brilliantly exploring identity, nature, place and belonging. Beautifully written and truly inspiring, I Belong Here heralds a powerful and refreshing new voice in nature writing.
Anita Sethi was on a journey through Northern England when she became the victim of a race-hate crime. The crime was a vicious attack on her right to exist in a place on account of her race. After the event Anita experienced panic attacks and anxiety. A crushing sense of claustrophobia made her long for wide open spaces, to breathe deeply in the great outdoors. She was intent on not letting her experience stop her travelling freely and without fear.
Author: Anita Sethi
Title: I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain
Original Publication Date: April, 2021
This Edition Published: 2021