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The windrush betrayal

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***LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2019***How do you pack for a one-way journey back to a country you left when you were eleven and have not visited for fifty years?'A timely reminder of what truly great journalists can achieve.' David Olusoga 'It is impossible to overstate the importance of this heartbreaking book.' James O'Brien Amelia Gentleman's expos of the Windrush scandal shocked the nation, and led to the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary. Her tenacious reporting revealed how the government's 'hostile environment' immigration policy had led to thousands of law-abiding people being wrongly classified as illegal immigrants, with many being removed from the country, and many more losing their homes and their jobs. In The Windrush Betrayal, Gentleman tells the full story of her investigation for the first time. Her writing shines a light on the people directly affected by the scandal and illustrates the devastating effect of politicians becoming so disconnected from the world outside Westminster that they become oblivious to the impact of their policy decisions. This is a vitally important account that exposes deeply disturbing truths about modern Britain. 'Gentleman boldly chronicles the devastating reality of a scandal that illegalised, imbruted and abandoned British citizens [w]ith the same tenacity that she used to expose the truth of Windrush in the first place'. David Lammy MP

BOOK CONDITION: Dust jacket in very good condition. Cloth cover in very good condition. Pages all in like new condition.

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Author(s):
Amelia Gentleman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783351845
ISBN-13:
9781783351848
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Guardian Faber
Title:
The Windrush Betrayal

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***LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2019***How do you pack for a one-way journey back to a country you left when you were eleven and have not visited for fifty years?'A timely reminder of what truly great journalists can achieve.' David Olusoga 'It is impossible to overstate the importance of this heartbreaking book.' James O'Brien Amelia Gentleman's expos of the Windrush scandal shocked the nation, and led to the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary. Her tenacious reporting revealed how the government's 'hostile environment' immigration policy had led to thousands of law-abiding people being wrongly classified as illegal immigrants, with many being removed from the country, and many more losing their homes and their jobs. In The Windrush Betrayal, Gentleman tells the full story of her investigation for the first time. Her writing shines a light on the people directly affected by the scandal and illustrates the devastating effect of politicians becoming so disconnected from the world outside Westminster that they become oblivious to the impact of their policy decisions. This is a vitally important account that exposes deeply disturbing truths about modern Britain. 'Gentleman boldly chronicles the devastating reality of a scandal that illegalised, imbruted and abandoned British citizens [w]ith the same tenacity that she used to expose the truth of Windrush in the first place'. David Lammy MP

BOOK CONDITION: Dust jacket in very good condition. Cloth cover in very good condition. Pages all in like new condition.

Added value:
First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Amelia Gentleman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783351845
ISBN-13:
9781783351848
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Guardian Faber
Title:
The Windrush Betrayal

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