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Red dust road

Author: Jackie Kay
Publisher: London : Picador, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk ed. by PicadorView all editions and formats
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From the moment when, as a little girl, she realizes that her skin is a different colour from that of her beloved mum and dad, to the tracing and finding of her birth parents, her Highland mother and Nigerian father, Jackie Kay's journey in 'Red Dust Road' is one of unexpected twists, turns and deep emotions.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jackie Kay
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Kay
ISBN: 9780330451062 0330451065
OCLC Number: 697258592
Awards: Winner of Scottish Book Awards Book of the Year 2011 (UK)
Short-listed for Scottish Book Awards Non-fiction Award 2011 (UK)
Short-listed for National Book Awards Biography of the Year 2011 (UK)
Description: 288 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jackie Kay.

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Starred Review. Kay s complex life story is fascinating on all fronts cultural, emotional, and artistic. But it is her sparkling warmth, generous candor, depthless compassion, glinting humor, and Read more...

 
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