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Product Description: Drawing together the work of 12 leading playwrights, this National Theatre Connections anthology celebrates highlights from 21 years of the Connections festival with a retrospective selection of plays. Featuring work by some of the most prolific playwrights of the 20th and 21st centuries, and together in one volume, the anthology offers young performers between the ages of 13 and 19 an engaging selection of plays to perform, read or study...read more

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9781474284134 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 29, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Drawing together the work of 12 leading playwrights, this National Theatre Connections anthology celebrates highlights from 21 years of the Connections festival with a retrospective selection of plays.

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Product Description: Featuring seven artists (Richard Wentworth, John Akomfrah, Jane and Louise Wilson, Hannah Starkey, Roger Hiorns, Simon Fujiwara) and six writers (including Adrian Forty, Charlotte Higgins, Jackie Kay and David Mellor), this publication gathers artworks, objects and essays that offer idiosyncratic views of postwar Britain...read more

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9781853323270 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, September 29, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Featuring seven artists (Richard Wentworth, John Akomfrah, Jane and Louise Wilson, Hannah Starkey, Roger Hiorns, Simon Fujiwara) and six writers (including Adrian Forty, Charlotte Higgins, Jackie Kay and David Mellor), this publication gathers artworks, objects and essays that offer idiosyncratic views of postwar Britain.

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9780330515719 | Gardners Books, May 10, 2012, cover price $21.60

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Product Description: The Methuen Drama Book of Plays by Black British Writers provides an essential anthology of six of the key plays that have shaped the trajectory of British black theatre from the late-1970s to the present day. In doing so it charts the journey from specialist black theatre companies to the mainstream, including West End success, while providing a cultural and racial barometer for Britain during the last forty years...read more

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9781408131244 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, May 24, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Methuen Drama Book of Plays by Black British Writers provides an essential anthology of six of the key plays that have shaped the trajectory of British black theatre from the late-1970s to the present day.

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Product Description: A heart-warming book that answers the question: how do you define "family"?Once, as a small child, she realizes that her skin is a different color from that of her beloved parents, Jackie Kay embarks on a complicated and humorous journey to treasure the adoptive family that chose her, track down her birth parents—her Scottish Highland mother and Nigerian father—and embrace her unexpected and remarkable life...read more

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9781935633341 | Atlas Books, April 13, 2011, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A heart-warming book that answers the question: how do you define "family"?

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Product Description: `Kay gives hugely of her talent; pours it onto the page . . . These stories charm, move and entertain' Guardian This fierce, funny and compassionate collection explores every facet of that most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions: love...read more

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9780330511810 | Pan Macmillan, March 4, 2011, cover price $15.20 | About this edition: `Kay gives hugely of her talent; pours it onto the page .

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Product Description: The death of legendary jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret. Unbeknown to all but his wife Millie, Joss was a woman living as a man. The discovery is most devastating for their adopted son, Colman, whose bewildered fury brings the press to the doorstep and sends his grieving mother to the sanctuary of a remote Scottish village...read more

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9780375405099 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The death of celebrated Scottish trumpeter Joss Moody reveals an extraordinary secret to which only his wife Millie had been a party, a secret that profoundly alters the life of Millie, their adopted son Colman, and their friends and colleagues

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9780330511827 | Pan Macmillan, March 4, 2011, cover price $13.75 | About this edition: The death of legendary jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret.
9780375704635 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, July 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The death of celebrated Scottish trumpeter Joss Moody reveals an extraordinary secret to which only his wife Millie had been a party, a secret that profoundly alters the life of Millie, their adopted son Colman, and their friends and colleagues.

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Product Description: Kay's The Lamplighter takes us on a journey through the dark heart of slavery. Four women and one man tell the story of the fort, the slave ship, the middle passage, the life on the plantations, the growth of the British city and the industrial revolution...read more

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9781852248048 | Pap/com edition (Bloodaxe Books Ltd, December 15, 2008), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Kay's The Lamplighter takes us on a journey through the dark heart of slavery.

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Brings together many favourite poems from the author's four collections - 'The Adoption Papers', 'Other Lovers', 'Off Colour' and 'Life Mask' - as well as some previously uncollected poems, and some lively poetry for younger readers. The poems draw on her own life and the lives of others to make a tapestry of voice and communal understanding.

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9781852247775, titled "Darling: New & Selected Poems" | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, April 15, 2008, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Brings together many favourite poems from the author's four collections - 'The Adoption Papers', 'Other Lovers', 'Off Colour' and 'Life Mask' - as well as some previously uncollected poems, and some lively poetry for younger readers.

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This title contains poems about love and loss, masks and masquerades.

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9781852246914 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, September 15, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This title contains poems about love and loss, masks and masquerades.

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Molly 'Maybe' MacPherson has always felt that she doesn't quite fit in. Her dad is from Nigeria, which makes Maybe different to everyone else in her Scottish farming community. Then Maybe's father is killed in a car accident. Struggling with grief, she must fight to keep the farm she loves. But a strange magic is at work, and her wish comes true.

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9780330480635 | New edition (Pan Macmillan, July 4, 2003), cover price $10.70 | About this edition: Molly 'Maybe' MacPherson has always felt that she doesn't quite fit in.

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Covers emotional and narrative terrain, from an immaculate observation of the female physiognomy to the bewilderment of the elderly; from silent hidden love to a lifetime reminiscence of an immigrant's England.

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9780330373340 | New edition (Pan Macmillan, January 3, 2003), cover price $12.05 | About this edition: Covers emotional and narrative terrain, from an immaculate observation of the female physiognomy to the bewilderment of the elderly; from silent hidden love to a lifetime reminiscence of an immigrant's England.

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Product Description: This collection of poems features the dreaming frog, Mr. and Mrs. Lilac, the Sulk Pod, and Jimmy Mush.

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9780747538660 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, September 1, 2000, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: This collection of poems features the dreaming frog, Mr.

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9781852244200 | Dufour Editions, April 1, 1999, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Bessie Smith was certainly the greatest blues singer who lived and probably one of the greatest and most influential singers of the twentieth century. Her blues songs mirrored her tempestuous life as she travelled across America performing and making records, taking both male and female lovers, achieving great wealth and stardom until her eventual decline during the years of the depression...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781899791705 | Absolute Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Bessie Smith was certainly the greatest blues singer who lived and probably one of the greatest and most influential singers of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Here she achieves great range, exploring the qualities of love in a variety of relationships rooted in the past and the present. Her poems move from the familiar - the parent, the child, the lover - to the extraordinary - including a sequence on the Blues singer Bessie Smith...read more

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9781852242534 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, March 1, 1994, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Here she achieves great range, exploring the qualities of love in a variety of relationships rooted in the past and the present.

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Product Description: Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple- from three different viewpoints: the mother, the birth mother, and the daughter.

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9781852241568 | Dufour Editions, May 1, 1992, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple- from three different viewpoints: the mother, the birth mother, and the daughter.

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