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Edna Manley, The Private Years 1900 - 1938

By: Brown, Wayne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Andre Deutsch.: 1975

Seller ID: 25180

ISBN: 0233967311

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 264 pp. Edna Manley (1900-1987) was a fine sculptress, wife of Jamaica's first Prime Minister, Norman Manley, and mother of Michael, also a Prime Minister. This biography focuses primarily on her life and contribution to the cultural life of Jamaica. She gave the author, Wayne Brown, himself a Tinidadian poet, access to all her papers as he wrote this account. Photos mainly of her work, bibliography, index. Blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. A clean, tight volume with only a bit of staining on text block fore-edge. Dust jacket has a bit of minor edgewea... View more info