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Laff, Paperback / softback Book

Laff Paperback / softback


John, a teenager, struggles with loneliness and alienation in Ferguslie Park, a rough housing scheme in 1950's Scotland.

At school he makes friends with Laff, a Ferguslie boy who shares his dream of escape.

Their friendship becomes a fortress against the mockery they face at school and the menace of 'Feegie' - and their dreams are only heightened when rock'n roll, jukeboxes and Teddy Boys erupt like a splash of technicolour into their monochrome lives.

They yearn for sex, dream of romance, discover jealousy,get into fights...

When tragedy intervenes, John is in danger of 'settling for less' - giving up on their youthful dream.

But Laff's influence persists...


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9780552770798



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