A Detached Pirate: The Romance of Gay Vandeleur by Helen MileceteA Detached Pirate: The Romance of Gay Vandeleur by Helen Milecete

A Detached Pirate: The Romance of Gay Vandeleur

byHelen MileceteIntroduction byGwendolyn Davies

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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When Gay Vandeleur is divorced by her military husband in late Victorian London, she heads out to Halifax, Nova Scotia, to build a new life of romance and adventure with no strings attached (she's the "detached pirate" in the language of the period). But gossip is international, and as she experiences courtship and love in the small world of Halifax, she runs up against all the challenges of the "Traditional Woman" versus the "New Woman". Thrust into a series of irrevocable compromises, this intriguing heroine experiences both the low points and the high points of being a "New Woman" before romance rules the day. Lively, without self-pity, this is an entertaining read that keeps the reader engrossed right until the last page.
DR. GWENDOLYN DAVIES is Professor and Dean Emerita of English at the School of Graduate Studies at the University of New Brunswick. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. HELEN MILECETE, pseudonym of SUSAN (MORROW) JONES (1864-1926), grew up on the banks of the Northwest Arm in Halifax as part of a talented family. Her sister...
Title:A Detached Pirate: The Romance of Gay VandeleurFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887809324

ISBN - 13:9780887809323

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