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Roughing it in the Bush by  Susanna Moodie - Paperback - 9th Reprint - 1970 - from Bookmarc Books (SKU: 017540)

Roughing it in the Bush

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Roughing it in the Bush

by Moodie, Susanna

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970. New Canadian Library N31. A very nice copy of this fascinating glimpse into Canadian history. Interiors are unmarked and only lightly tanned. Cover shows light age-toning and very mild creasing. Spine remains uncreased. A very nice copy.. 9th Reprint . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Synopsis

Susanna Moodie was born Susanna Strickland in Bungay, Suffolk, England, in 1803. The sixth and final daughter of a retired dock manager, she grew up in a middle-class family that encouraged the children in reading and in writing. Her sisters Agnes and Elizabeth would write Lives of the Queens of England and other biographies of the aristocracy, her sister Catharine Parr (later Traill) would emigrate to Canada and write several natural history books, and her brother Samuel, another emigrant to Canada, would write of the settler's life. Susanna’s juvenilia include poetry and many fiction tales for young adults. In 1831 Susanna Strickland married John Wedderburn Dunbar Moodie, a military officer who had returned to England from South Africa to explore publication projects and to find a wife. A year later, they emigrated to Upper Canada (Ontario). In Flora Lyndsay (1854), Susanna Moodie gives a fictionalized account of the family’s move to Canada, concluding with the journey up the Saint Lawrence River. For their first seventeen months in Canada, the Moodies lived on cleared farmland near Port Hope. In 1834 they moved to a bush farm in Douro Township north of Peterborough and near the homes of Samuel Strickland and Catharine Parr Traill. The farm was the Moodie home for five years, and Roughing It in the Bush (1852), describes their life in these two backwoods areas. From 1837 to 1839 Dunbar Moodie served in the Upper Canada militia, and in 1839 he was appointed Sheriff of Victoria District (later Hastings County). His family moved to Belleville in 1840, their home until his death in 1869. After her husband’s death Susanna Moodie spent her time with her various grown children and with her sister Catharine. Susanna Moodie died in Toronto, Ontario, in 1885. From the eBook edition.

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Bookseller
Bookmarc Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
017540
Title
Roughing it in the Bush
Author
Moodie, Susanna
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
9th Reprint
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
McClelland and Stewart Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1970
Bookseller catalogs
Canada; Classic/Collectible;
Size
12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall

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