The Pirate's Daughter (BOK)

Margaret Cezair-Thompson

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An unforgettable story of love and adventure, spanning three decades of Jamaican history. Jamaica, 1946. Errol Flynn washes up on in the Zaca, his storm-wrecked yacht. Ida Joseph, the teenaged daughter of Port Antonio's Justice of the Peace, is intrigued to learn that the 'World's Handsomest Man' is on the island, and makes it her business to meet him. For the jaded swashbuckler, Jamaica is a tropical paradise that Ida, unfazed by his celebrity, seems to share. Soon Flynn has made a home for himself on Navy Island, where he entertains the cream of Hollywood at parties that become a byword for decadence - and Ida has set her heart on marrying this charismatic older man who has singled her out for his attention. Flynn and Ida do not marry, but Ida bears Flynn a daughter, May, who will meet her father but once. The Pirate's Daughter is a tale of passion and recklessness, of two generations of women and their battles for love and survivial, and of a nation struggling to rise to the challenge of hard-won independence.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Margaret Cezair-Thompson
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ISBN 9780755343591
Antall sider 528 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,7cm x 3,5cm
Vekt 360 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)