Our Nell: A Scrapbook Biography of Nellie L. McClung

Paperback | January 27, 2014

byCandace Savage

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Nellie McClung was an extremely controversial figure in the first half of the 20th century: cartoonists viciously lampooned her and Conservatives burned her in effigy. But women across the country loved her.

A spirited, witty and compassionate crusader, McClung was a best-selling author, a member of Parliament and a fervent advocate of women's rights. She was also the happily married mother of five, and a woman who loved a fancy hat. In telling this story, Candace Savage has drawn a vivid portrait of Nellie McLung and the times in which she lived.

Incorporating McClung's own published writings--her autobiography, novels, short stories and articles--and informed by interviews with many who knew her, Our Nell is an immediate and intimate portrait of a remarkable Canadian woman.

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Nellie McClung was an extremely controversial figure in the first half of the 20th century: cartoonists viciously lampooned her and Conservatives burned her in effigy. But women across the country loved her.A spirited, witty and compassionate crusader, McClung was a best-selling author, a member of Parliament and a fervent advocate of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 27, 2014Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1459503171

ISBN - 13:9781459503175

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