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Kay, Jackie 1961-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 487 publications in 14 languages and 7,131 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Identification guides  Psychological fiction  Music  Musical settings  Drama  Short stories  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR6061.A932, 823.914
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Trumpet by Jackie Kay( Book )

72 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dying, a jazz musician in Scotland is discovered to be a woman. The novel describes the way Joss Moody, a black trumpet player, manages to maintain her charade as husband and father
Bessie Smith by Jackie Kay( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents the great blues singer, from her early days with Ma and Pa Rainer in the Moses Stokes Travelling Show, through her disastrous marriage and various lesbian affairs to her wild lifestyle on the road in her yellow Pullman railroad car
The adoption papers by Jackie Kay( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple- from three different viewpoints: the mother, the birth mother, and the daughter
Marin Alsop conducts Mark-Anthony Turnage by Mark-Anthony Turnage( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why don't you stop talking by Jackie Kay( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories that are warm, frightening, tender and funny. The stories cover emotional and narrative terrain, from an immaculate observation of the female physiognomy to the bewilderment of the elderly; from silent, hidden love to a lifetime reminiscence of an immigrant's England
Wish I was here by Jackie Kay( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kay explores every facet of this most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions. In her distinctive voice, simultaneously fierce and delicate, she exposes the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery and stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss. Every story here resonates with bittersweet lucidity. Fearlessly scrutinizing her characters at their moments of greatest vulnerability, Kay brings the chaotic experience of love - and of simply living - into crystalline focus
Off colour by Jackie Kay( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality, reality by Jackie Kay( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beating heart of 'Reality, Reality' are moments of reaching out to family, friends and lovers. These are stories about food, sex and memories, about sharing them, or yearning to, or seeking solace in being alone
Other lovers by Jackie Kay( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darling : new & selected poems by Jackie Kay( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Darling' brings together many favourite poems from Kay's four collections, 'The Adoption Papers, 'Other Lovers', 'Off Colour' and 'Life Mask', as well as featuring new work, some previously uncollected poems, and some lively poetry for younger readers
Life mask by Jackie Kay( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jackie Kay's new collection focuses on love, loss, and mistaken and secret identity. Her poems reveal how we hide from each other and from ourselves, how appearances are deceptive and how many faces it takes to make even the one self. Masks are our camouflage, our stealth and our security. In a celebration and a challenging of the masquerades we live every day of our lives, Life Mask peels back all the selves and goes closer to the bone."--Jacket
Fiere by Jackie Kay( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fiere - Scots for 'companion, friend, equal' - is a vivid description of the many paths our lives take, and of how those journeys are made meaningful by our companions on the road: lovers, friends, parents, children, mentors - as well as all the remarkable and chance acquaintances we would not otherwise have made. Written with Kay's trademark wit and flair, infused with both Scots and Igbo speech, it is also a fascinating account of the formation of a self-identity - and the discovery of a tongue that best honours it. ..."--Back cover
Out of bounds : British black & Asian poets by Jackie Kay( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight, Out of Bounds is a newly charted map of Britain as viewed by its black and Asian poets. It takes the reader on a riveting, sensory journey through Scotland, England and Wales, showing the whole country from a fresh perspective. This extensive and ground-breaking anthology – with its sudden forks in the road, and its roads not taken – stops off in the Highlands and Islands, skirts the North East coast from Whitley Bay to the sands of Bridlington, wanders lonely through the Lake District and Yorkshire, climbs the mountains of Wales before descending to the Bla
Strawgirl by Jackie Kay( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly McPherson, has always felt that she doesn't quite fit in. He dad is from the Nigerian Ibo tribe which makes her feel different to everyone else in her Scottish farming community. Then at harvest time Molly's father is killed in a car accident. As she struggles with grief and loneliness a strange magic starts to work, and her wish for a friend comes suddenly, extraordinarily true
Lesbian plays( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two's company by Jackie Kay( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of poetry for children, Jackie Kay's subjects range from imaginary friends, sheep-shearing and families to bullying, racism and dangerous dogs. The poems are rooted in the real experience of childhood and show an exuberant delight in the variousness of life
The lamplighter by Jackie Kay( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wish I was here by Jackie Kay( Recording )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of stories, Jackie Kay explores every aspect of love - the most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions, exposing the moments of tenderness, shock, bravery and remorse that accompany its pursuit, its passions, its passing
Trumpet by Jackie Kay( Recording )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of famous jazz musician Joss Moody brings to light a dark secret--one that leaves his adopted son Colman searching for answers, and his wife Millie fleeing for the solitude of a remote Scottish village
Three has gone by Jackie Kay( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jackie Kay Brits schrijfster

Ḳay, Gʾeḳi 1961-

Keja, Džekija 1961-

Джаки Кей

Кей, Джеки

جکی کی نویسنده بریتانیایی

ケイ, ジャッキー

ジャッキー・ケイ

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Bessie SmithThe adoption papersWhy don't you stop talkingWish I was hereOff colourOther loversDarling : new & selected poemsLife mask