Memories of A Jamaican Childhood

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
An award-winning writer shares her experiences of growing up in Jamaica during the political heights of her grandfather and father, in an account that vividly recreates her daily experiences of life in the family home and her witness to her family's significant contributions to Jamaica's intellectual, social, and cultural landscapes. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Rachel Manley, granddaughter and daughter of two of Jamaica's national leaders, tells the story of the brilliant and artistic Manleys, Jamaica's most prominent and glamorous political family, and the house in which they lived, Drumblair. Manley vividly recreates the world in which she came of age in this intimate and captivating memoir of the people who most changed Jamaica's intellectual, social, and cultural landscape.

Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter, 2008
ISBN: 9781554700509
Characteristics: 407 p. : ill ; 22 cm


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