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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies

Author: Walsh, Mikey

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Format:Hardcover

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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies : <div> <p>Mikey Walsh didn&#8217;t know what life was like beyond his Gypsy community. But after fleeing home at age fifteen, he had no choice but to find out.<br /> <br /> After centuries of persecution, Gypsies are wary of outsiders, and if you choose to leave, you can never come back. Torn between his family and his heart, Mikey struggled to come to terms with the Gypsy culture and its violent, conservative traditions. At last, he decided to set out on his own. He soon discovered the outside world wasn&#8217;t all that he expected, and his life would never be the same again.A shocking yet ultimately triumphant memoir, <i>Gypsy Boy on the Run</i> follows Mikey as he comes to terms with himself, his family, and his past&#8212;and builds a new life for himself.</p> </div>


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Social Science   Anthropology
Biography & Autobiography   General
Biography & Autobiography   Personal Memoirs

ISBN 13:9781250021878
ISBN 10:1250021871
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:306
Size:8.46" l x 5.83" w x 1.02" h
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