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Author Landon, Margaret, 1903-1993.

Title Anna and the King of Siam / Margaret Landon ; illustrated by Margaret Ayer.

Imprint New York : HarperPerennial, 2000, ©1944.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Leonowens,A LAN    Available
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Description xiii, 395 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: New York : The John Day Co., 1944.
Summary The story of an English governess at the court of King Mongkut of Siam, in the mid-nineteenth century.
Contents 1. Bangkok, 1862 1 -- 2. From Wales to India 4 -- 3. The Astrologer's Prophecy 12 -- 4. A King's Letter 17 -- 5. The First Night 24 -- 6. The Kralahome 31 -- 7. The Kralahome's Household 41 -- 8. The Mattoons 52 -- 9. The First Audience with the King 57 -- 10. The Cremation of a Queen 64 -- 11. In the King's Harem 71 -- 12. The New Home 82 -- 13. The School in the Palace 95 -- 14. The Red Snake 104 -- 15. The Palace City 112 -- 16. Moonshee Digs for Treasure 121 -- 17. The King's English 127 -- 18. Lady Son Klin in the Dungeon 146 -- 19. The King's Breakfast 153 -- 20. The Mansion of the Brass Door 167 -- 21. A Slave Is Freed 181 -- 22. The Death of the Fa-ying 189 -- 23. The King's Spectacles 198 -- 24. The King's Birthday 207 -- 25. A Baby Is Auctioned 217 -- 26. Royal Locusts 231 -- 27. The Service in the Temple 239 -- 28. The Affair of the Gambling Concubine 249 -- 29. L'Affaire Francaise 261 -- 30. The Slave Tuptim 271 -- 31. The King's Vengeance 281 -- 32. The Death of the High Priest 296 -- 33. The Prince's Tonsure 303 -- 34. The Death of the Second King 311 -- 35. The Mysterious Princess 322 -- 36. The Red Velvet Letter 329 -- 37. The Trip to Paklat 342 -- 38. The Princess of Chiengmai 358 -- 39. The Shadow Before 376 -- 40. Fulfillment 387.
Subject Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915.
Mongkut, King of Siam, 1804-1868.
Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography.
Thailand -- Court and courtiers.
Thailand -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Ayer, Margaret.
ISBN 0060954884 (pbk.)
9780060954888 (pbk.)

 
    
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