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Horses in Her Hair free pdf Edna Manley came to Jamaica in 1922 as the wife of a national hero and mother to Jamaica's fifth prime minister. But she had her own contributions to make as artist, mother, wife, behind-the-scenes politician, mystic, and seer. In this intimate biography, her granddaughter Rachel Manley tells Edna's remarkable story from her artistic achievements to the demons that haunted her. Set in imperial England and colonial and postcolonial Jamaica, "Horses in Her Hair" profiles a larger-than-life figure who left an indelible mark on every culture in which she lived.

About Rachel Manley

Rachel Manley is the author of the memoir "Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood," which won the Governor General's Award for Non-fiction in 1997, and "Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers." She has also published three books of poetry and edited "Edna Manley: The Diaries," a collection of her grandmother's journals. Manley is a New York Public Library Fellow, a Pierre Berton Fellow, a Rockefeller Fellow (Bellagio), and a former Bunting Fellow for Literature at Radcliffe College. She serves on the creative writing faculty at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has won Jamaica's prestigious Centennial Medal for Poetry. Manley divides her time between Toronto and Jamaica. She has two sons, Drum and Luke.

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Author : Rachel Manley
Publisher : Dzanc Books
Data Published : 16 April 2013
ISBN : 1480432466
EAN : 9781480432468
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 344 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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