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The Pirate's Daughter
by Margaret Cezair-Thompson


Overview - WINNER OF THE ESSENCE LITERARY AWARD IN FICTION

In 1946, Hollywood s most famous swashbuckler, Errol Flynn, arrived in Jamaica in a storm-ravaged boat. After a long and celebrated career on the silver screen, Flynn spent the last years of his life on a small island off the Jamaican coast, where he fell in love with the people, the paradisiacal setting, and the privacy, and brought a touch of Tinseltown glamour to the West Indian community.  Read more...


 
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Overview
WINNER OF THE ESSENCE LITERARY AWARD IN FICTION

In 1946, Hollywood s most famous swashbuckler, Errol Flynn, arrived in Jamaica in a storm-ravaged boat. After a long and celebrated career on the silver screen, Flynn spent the last years of his life on a small island off the Jamaican coast, where he fell in love with the people, the paradisiacal setting, and the privacy, and brought a touch of Tinseltown glamour to the West Indian community.
Based on those years, "The Pirate s Daughter" imagines an affair between the aging matinee star and Ida, a beautiful local girl. Flynn s affections are unpredictable but that doesn t stop Ida from dreaming of a life with him, especially after the birth of their daughter, May.
Margaret Cezair-Thompson weaves stories of mothers and daughters, fathers and lovers, country and kin, into this compelling, dual-generational coming-of-age tale of two women struggling to find their way in a nation wrestling with its own independence."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780812979428
  • ISBN-10: 0812979427
  • Publisher: Random House Trade
  • Publish Date: August 2008
  • Page Count: 407


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