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Our Lives – Inspiring personal stories of migrants to Britain

Book launch and meet the authors

7.30 pm, Friday 15 October 2010
Friends House, Cedar Road, Sutton

Finding the Unexpected by Babush Tesfay.

Babush describes his childhood in Ethiopia, his contact with Cuban soldiers and his journey to Eritrea where he met an English girl who was to become his wife.  Forced to escape to Sudan and from there to Kenya, he finally came to London where he now lives with his wife and two children. To be published by Our Lives Press in 2010, £4.00.

Come to the book launch and hear from Babush about his life, meet and talk with other authors from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Congo, and hear from members of Our Lives Press about how they started and how they support the authors.

Our Lives Press publishes the inspiring personal accounts of migrants to Britain, giving them a voice and bringing their experiences in their country of birth and in Britain to a wider audience. Our Lives Press is run entirely by volunteers. Books cost £2 to £4, proceeds cover production costs and authors receive royalties.

Places will be limited; to reserve your seat at the book launch –
email sutton4peace@yahoo.com; telephone or text to 07740 594496.

Please print out and display our flyer at your community centre, meeting place or place of work – ourlives flyer A4

For more information about Our Lives Press and their other books, download the Our Lives Leaflet or email ourlivespress@yahoo.co.uk.

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