The Pirate's Daughter

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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.

Titre original : The Pirate's Daughter (2007)

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2008 Editions Random House

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 392 pages | ISBN : 9780812979428

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