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The Backwoods of Canada (New Canadian Library)

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The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land.

Synopsis:

The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land.

About the Author

CATHARINE PARR TRAILL was born in Surrey, England, on January 9, 1802. She was the fifth child of Thomas and Elizabeth Strickland. Her siblings were Eliza, Jane Margaret, Susanna (later Susanna Moodie), Samuel, and Agnes. In 1832 she married Lt. Thomas Traill. The couple emigrated to Upper Canada and settled near the Otonabee River close to Peterborough. Traill is the author of a number of books but is best-known for The Backwoods of Canada. She died in 1899 in Lakefield, Ontario.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780771099779
Afterword:
Bentley, D.M.R.
Afterword:
Bentley, D.M.R.
Author:
Traill, Catharine Parr
Author:
Bentley, D.M.R.
Afterword by:
Bentley, D.M.R.
Afterword:
Bentley, D.M.R.
Publisher:
New Canadian Library
Location:
Toronto :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Letters
Subject:
Ontario
Subject:
Canada - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario.
Subject:
Vie des pionniers
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
New Canadian Library
Series Volume:
IR51
Publication Date:
19890801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.94x4.22x.65 in. .37 lbs.

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The Backwoods of Canada (New Canadian Library)
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