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Jan Morris

Jan Morris

Jan Morris was born a boy, and spent the first 46 years of her life as James Morris, until she had a sex change operation in Casablanca in 1972.  She is the author of over 30 books, most famously about her travel experiences.  Her work includes Pax Britannica; Conundrum and Last Letters from Hav: Notes from a Lost City which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.  She received a CBE in 1999.

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