This study guide will help you analyze Sarfraz Manzoor’s autobiography Greetings from Bury Park. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
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Title: Greetings from Bury Park (2007)
Author: Sarfraz Manzoor
Sarfraz Manzoor (b. 1971) is a British journalist, broadcaster, and writer of Pakistani origin. He presents documentaries on BBC Radio 4 and is also a screenwriter. Manzoor co-wrote the script for the film Blinded by the Light (2019), which is an adaptation of his autobiography, Greetings from Bury Park. The book was published in 2007 and focuses on Manzoor’s life after emigrating to Britain with his mother and older siblings, and on the impact of Bruce Springsteen’s music on Manzoor’s life.
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