Friday, June 3, 2011

The Pirate's Daughter - a book review

Author Cezair-Thompson conjures the tragic glamor of golden age Hollywood against the backdrop of lusty, turbulent Jamaica in her dual generational coming-of-age saga.  Ida Joseph is 13 years old when Errol Flynn is nearly shipwrecked off the coast of her hometown of Port Antonio in 1946.  Flynn instantly loves Jamaica and, eager to find a refuge from stateside scandal, purchases an island across from the port....

The Pirate's Daughter: A Novel 

About the author:  Margaret Cezair-Thompson is the author of a widely acclaimed previous novel, The True History of Paradise. Born in Jamaica, West Indies, she teaches literature and creative writing at Wellesley College. 

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