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A Biography of Pauline Johnson

By Betty Keller

$22.95 Paperback
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Series: Goodread Biographies

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Brought up in a strict and sheltered household, the daughter of a Mohawk chief and a non-native woman, Pauline Johnson struggled to make an independent life for herself.
She found it as a poet and performer whose dramatic recitals skirted the boundaries of what was acceptable to "respectable" Canadian society. Her performances took her from the backwoods of British Columbia's gold country to the drawing rooms of England. Onstage she assumed the role of an Indian princess, while in her personal life she observed Victorian moral strictures, all the while falling regularly and desperately into unrequited love.
Pauline is the fascinating story of a charismatic woman whose struggles with culture and identity still engage us today.

"Reads like good fiction ... makes the reader feel the magic that drew people to Johnson."

- Quill & Quire

"A wonderful book and superb biography."

- Kitchener-Waterloo Record

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 344 pages
Publication Date: 3rd November 2015
ISBN: 9781459504080
Format: 9in x 6in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780887801518
Binding: Paperback

BISAC Code:  BIO007000, HIS006000, HIS028000
Imprint: Goodread Biography


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