Anita Sethi, This Land Is My Land

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University of Cumbria

Anita Sethi, This Land Is My Land

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A heartfelt journey along the backbone of Britain

A brilliant mix of memoir and nature writing, Sethi’s account of finding solace in the Northern countryside is a defiant act of reclamation. Following a race-hate crime she experienced during a train journey, Anita experienced panic attacks and anxiety that made her long for wide open spaces and the ability to travel freely and without fear. This heartfelt examination of identity, place, and belonging includes time spent in Carlisle, a city she loves, and tracks her journey on foot across the Pennines, known as “the backbone of England.”

Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK where her love of nature first flourished in childhood, in wild urban spaces. Anita has contributed nature writing, essays and short stories to the anthologies The Wild Isles, edited by Patrick Barkham and Women on Nature, edited by Katharine Norbury, among others, and has written for national newspapers including the Guardian and Observer, Sunday Times, BBC Wildlife, Vogue, New Statesman, Granta and TLS.

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