Red Dust Road

Jackie Kay

3.88 based on 1435 ratings & 199 reviews on

2011 Winner

Scottish Book Awards Book of the Year

2011 Nominee

Scottish Book Awards Non-fiction Award

2011 Nominee

National Book Awards Biography of the Year

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19 October 2017
320 pages
A clear-eyed, witty and unsentimental account of the push and pull between nature and nurture. Happiness shines through

Sunday Times

Wonderful, humane . . . This is a book with resolution, determination and honesty

Scotland on Sunday

It is Kay’s abundant wit that makes Red Dust Road such a moving, spirited work. This is a terrifically easy, evocative, and often amusing read . . . A remarkable, soul-searching journey

Sunday Herald