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Against the current : the remarkable life of Agnes Deans Cameron

Author: Cathy Converse
Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia : TouchWood Editions, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first biography on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC's first female principal, itinerant traveller, and one of Canada's most famous writers, trailblazer."--
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Converse, Cathy, 1944-, author.
Against the current.:
Victoria, British Columbia : TouchWood Editions, 2018.
(CaOONL)20179066110
Named Person: Agnes Deans Cameron; Agnes Deans Cameron; Agnes Deans Cameron
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Converse
ISBN: 9781771512718 1771512717 9781771512725 1771512725
OCLC Number: 1035254451
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter One: The Lure of Gold; Chapter Two: The Early Years for Cameron and for Public Education; Chapter Three: The Young Teacher; Chapter Four: A Very Public Scuffle; Chapter Five: Noteworthy Firsts for Public Education in British Columbia; Chapter Six: Meaningful Events; Chapter Seven: A Troubling Time; Chapter Eight: An Up-and-Coming Writer; Chapter Nine: A Long Ordeal; Chapter Ten: A Royal Commission; Chapter Eleven: Political Aspirations; Chapter Twelve: A Change in Direction; Chapter Thirteen: To the Arctic and Back Chapter Fourteen: International FameChapter Fifteen: An Untimely Death; Acknowledgements; Endnotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Copyright Page
Responsibility: Cathy Converse.

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"The first biography on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC's first female principal, itinerant traveller, and one of Canada's most famous writers, trailblazer."--

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