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Author Morgan, Susan, 1943-

Title Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess / Susan Morgan.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Leonowens,A MOR    Available
Description xviii, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Prelim.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-260) and index.
Contents Introduction: a life of passing -- Ancestors: a Methodist, a soldier, and a "Lady not entirely white" -- A company childhood -- Daughter of the Deccan -- Love and Bombay, at last -- Metamorphosis: "a life sublimated above the ordinary" -- A teacher and a king -- A job in a palace -- "The noble and devoted women whom I learned to know, to esteem, and to love" -- Settled in Bangkok -- The paths to good-bye -- An American writer -- The Canadian grande dame -- "Shall we dance?": Anna and U.S.-Thai relations.
Subject Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915.
Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography.
British -- Thailand -- Biography.
Women authors -- Biography.
Women journalists -- Biography.
Women travelers -- Biography.
Racially mixed people -- India -- Biography.
Thailand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Montréal (Québec) -- Biography.
Halifax (N.S.) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780520252264 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520252268 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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