Susanna Moodie

Product Number: EB00786856
Released: Nov 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770706804
Publisher: Dundurn
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Description

Susanna Moodie was already a published author when she emigrated from England to Upper Canada with her husband and baby in 1832. The Moodies were seeking financial security and a better life in the colony, but they found themselves struggling to make a living on a bush farm. Despite her primitive life in the backwoods and the demands of caring for her children, Susanna continued to write and publish. In 1852 her best-known book, Roughing It in the Bush, was published in England. A Canadian edition appeared in 1871. Roughing It in the Bush has endured both as a valuable social document of the Canadian pioneer experience and as a work of literature.

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Author(s): Anne Cimon
Series No: 19
Original Publish Date: Mar 26, 2012

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