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By Yrsa Daley-Ward
Published by Penguin Books on 2018-06-05
HEALTH and FITNESS, BIOGRAPHY and AUTOBIOGRAPHY, REFERENCE, POETRY
A powerful, unconventionally structured memoir recounting harrowing coming-of-age ordeals.
Though she earned acclaim for her debut poetry collection, bone (2014), Daley-Ward resists classification in this profound mix of poetry and prose. Her Jamaican mother was sent to live in England during her first, teenage pregnancy. Her father, whom she never met, was Nigerian, married to someone else. The author was raised entirely in England, largely by her maternal grandparents, Seventh-Day Adventists ...
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