“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 linguistic pizazz that make this such a stellar chronicle of a deeply personal investigative and imaginative journey, a profoundly affecting inquiry into the enigmas of self and kinship, and a celebration of transcendent goodness.” (Booklist
About the Author
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Jackie Kay
is a poet, novelist, and short story writer who is widely acclaimed for her work for children as well as for adults. She lives in Manchester, England.