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Fighting for Women's Rights

The Extraordinary Adventures of Anna Leonowens

By Moushumi Chakrabarty

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From her time growing up in India and the Royal Court of Siam, Anna (made famous as the "I" in the movie The King and I) developed a fiercely independent nature that she brought with her to North America. As a well-known author, Anna toured America landing in Halifax where she single-handedly created an art school for girls - later to become the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She devoted most of her life to the fight for women's rights.

Contents

Prologue

Chapter 1: Anna's Escape from Poverty and Servitude in India

Chapter 2: Life in the Royal Court of Siam

Chapter 3: On to America

Chapter 4: Life in Canada — From Author to Activist

Chapter 5: Anna's Legacy

Chapter 6: Montreal and Anna's Final Years

Epilogue

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MOUSHUMI CHAKRABARTY grew up in Poona, India, and now makes her home in Mississauga, Ontario. She has been writing for over a decade with stints as a reporter and writer for a daily newspaper and a travel trade journal. Her writing has been published in anthologies, e-zines, and magazines.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 13th September 2005
ISBN: 9781554390052
Format: 8.5in x 5.5in

BISAC Code:  BIO006000, BIO022000
Imprint: Amazing Stories


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