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On New Year's morning, 1975, Archie Jones sits in his car on a London road and waits for the exhaust fumes to fill his Cavalier Musketeer station wagon. Archie--working-class, ordinary, a failed marriage under his belt--is calling it quits, the deciding factor being the flip of a



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Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith was born in Northwest London in 1975 and still lives in the area. She is the author of Swing Time, White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, Changing My Mind, and NW.

www.zadiesmith.com

Author photo courtesy of Dominique Nabokov.



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