Rachel Manley

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Rachel Manley is a Jamaican writer in verse and prose, born in Cornwall,[clarification needed] raised in Jamaica and currently residing in Canada. She is a daughter of former Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley. She edited Edna Manley's diaries, which were published in 1989.[1] She won the Governor General's Award for English language non-fiction in 1997 for her memoir Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood.[2][3] She has since published more memoirs and some volumes of verse. Her other biographical works include Horses in her Hair, In My Father's Shade, and Slipstream.

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