The Backwoods of Canada

July 15, 1997|
The Backwoods of Canada by Catharine Parr Traill
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Catharine Parr Strickland Traill (1802-1899) emigrated from Great Britain to Upper Canada in 1832 with her husband Thomas Traill, a retired officer. The Blackwoods of Canada (1836), Catharine''s epistolary narrative based on her experiences in the country north of Peterborough in the years immediately following her arrival in North America, is an important record of nineteenth-century pioneering and a rich personal memoir of a woman. It has become a foundation work of Canadian literature.
Catherine Parr Traill was a Canadian author, born in Kent, England, on January 9, 1802. She was a member of the Strickland family, and educated at her home at Ryden Hall, Suffolk. She began to write when she was fifteen years of age. Her first book a children's book, was published in London in 1818. She wrote many other juvenile works,...
Title:The Backwoods of Canada
Product dimensions:406 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:406 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.8 in
Published:July 15, 1997
Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780886293062

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