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A Very Ordinary Life

Knight, Rolf
Publisher:  New Star Books, Vancouver, Canada
Year Published:  1974  
Pages:  317pp   ISBN:  0-919888-0-3
Resource Type:  Book

The story of one woman's life in the context of a dazzling and brutal century, encompassing the rise of fascism, the great depression, emigration, war, and above all, a likfe of work -- in mining and logging camps, in factories, on the farm.


Table of Contents

1. Rise up to the Light (1901-1914)
2. Work, War, Revolution (1914-1919)
3. Birds of Passage (1919-1924)
4. Settling Down (1924-1928)
5. First Years n Canada (1928-1930)
6. The Depression in Vancouver (1930- 1934)
7. A Stint in the Cariboo (1934-1937)
8. Edge of the Maelstrom (1937 - 1942)
9. A Place of our Own (1942-1946)
10. Change of Life (1946-1950)
11. Grass Widow (1950-1964)
12. Ashes and Embers (1964-1972)
13. Reflections (June 1973)


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