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Author Interview - Be guid tae yer mammy by Emma Grae

Publication Date 19 08 21


Kate and her Granny Jean have nothing in common. Jean’s great claim to fame is raising her weans without two pennies to rub together, and Kate’s an aspiring scriptwriter whose anxiety has her stuck in bad thought after bad thought.

But what Jean’s Glaswegian family don’t know is that she dreamed of being a film star and came a hairsbreadth away from making it a reality.

Now in her nineties, Jean is a force to be reckoned with. But when the family starts to fall apart Jean must face her failings as a mammy head-on – and Kate too must fight her demons. Either that or let go of her dream of the silver screen forever...


Author Interview


Funny, poignant and full of nostalgia Be guid tae yer mammy is a beautiful book that succinctly portrays a working class family and th