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The English Governess at the Siamese Court

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Anna Leonownes' memoir of her six year as a governess in the Royal Palace of Bangkok was the inspiration for the beloved Broadway musical The king and I, as well as two award-winning films. First published in 1870, Leonowens' memoir is the true story of a proper English governess who is hired by the King of Siam to tutor his many children. A delightful portrait of an unlikely friendship between two headstrong personalities, it is also a revealing peak at two very different cultures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812570625
Subtitle:
The True Story Behind 'The King and I'
Author:
Leonowens, Anna Harriette
Author:
Leonowens, Anna Harriette
Publisher:
Tor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Educators
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Thailand
Subject:
Governesses
Edition Number:
1st Tor ed.
Edition Description:
First Tor
Series Volume:
no. FPT 99-03
Publication Date:
19991115
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.77x4.23x.94 in. .37 lbs.

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