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My Life As A Redhead

A Journal by Jacky Colliss Harvey

By Jacky Colliss Harvey
Illustrated by Alexis Seabrook

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

A one-and-only journal of guided self-discovery, created exclusively for the extraordinary lives of redheads.

Life as a redhead is different. Throughout the ages, redheads have been celebrated and vilified, portrayed as saints, goddesses, clowns, brutes, and prostitutes. No matter the stereotype, one thing is certain: Having red hair gets you noticed! For the owner of those flame-colored tresses, this attribute is both a blessing and a curse. One longs for a means of self-expression and solidarity with the similarly adorned. My Life as a Redhead is a guided journal in which to record thoughts, feelings, special events, and important decisions particular to the redheaded experience. Every page offers a new, creative, and thought-provoking exercise or activity to complete. With full-color artwork and original illustrations throughout, it's the perfect gift and essential companion for every redhead.

Biographical Notes

Jacky Colliss Harvey is a writer and editor. She read English at Cambridge University and art history at the Courtauld Institute. She works in museum publishing and is a commentator and reviewer who speaks on the arts and their relation to popular culture. She is the author of Red: A History of the Redhead. She divides her time between London and New York.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316464499
  • Publication date: 31 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Black Dog & Leventhal
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