Keeping it Real (Diary of a Chav No. 6)
By: Grace Dent (author)Paperback
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It's back to Goodmayes and the cast and characters of the very first Diary of a Chav (Trainers V Tiaras) for this 6th diary from Shiraz, for whom life is about to get just a little bit darker...Shiraz is nearly 19 and has been living away from home for the past few months but is now back in Goodmayes, Essex in her old cell-like bedroom plotting her future. She's absolutely determined to get to college and get on her way to being a writer, who ACTUALLY GETS PAID this time! She knows she's going to have to have a few words with Wesley about their future as he's planning all sorts himself and it isn't fair. Can she really contemplate a future without her lovely Wesley? But will he ever fit into her new life? Talk about a total quandary! And while she's mulling that one over her mum Diane drops a massive bombshell on the whole family and Shiraz's life is suddenly turned upside down. Soon home in Goodmayes seems like the only place to be, sorrounded by everyone she's grown up with, people she loves to bits...Can Shiraz give up her dreams? Does she have to? Wait and see.
Grace Dent is a comedy writer, broadcaster and social satirist, specialising in all aspects of 'Pop Culture'.She is a presenter on The Culture Show on BBC2 and has recently interviewed Mitchell and Webb and the cast of Gavin and Stacey. Grace has worked as a broadsheet writer and columnist for ten years. She began at Marie Claire as editorial assistant before writing for The Mirror, The Guardian, Glamour, More! and many others. Grace's recent work includes: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe (BBC4), Big Brother's Big Mouth (C4) Woman's Hour (Radio 4) The Sara Cox Show (Radio One) The Nemone Show (Radio 2) and 'Sex Lies and Soaps' (Channel Four Schools). As well as working on the forthcoming Shiraz Bailey Wood Diaries, Grace is also working on a television show with friend and co-writer Caitlin Moran. Grace writes a soap column for the Guardian Guide 'World of Lather' and is a regular contributor to the G2 section. Grace lives in East London with her husband who works in the music industry.
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