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A woman of valour : the biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle

Author: Claire Trépanier
Publisher: Edmonton : AU Press, ©2010.
Series: Our lives: diary, memoir, and letters (Online)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Woman of Valour is the biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle, a French-Canadian woman who found love with a priest thirty-three years her senior. Against all social convention, they lived, produced three children, and built a life together after fleeing their village. However, after several years together, Bouchard's husband ultimately chose to return to the priesthood, abandoning his family as a result.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Alberta author
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Trépanier, Claire, 1949-
Woman of valour.
Edmonton : AU Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010399080
(OCoLC)507358022
Named Person: Marie-Louise Ray; Jérémie Alphonse Roy; Marie-Louise Roy; Jérémie Alphonse Roy; Marie-Louise Ray; Jérémie Alphonse Roy; Marie-Louise Ray; Jérémie Alphonse Roy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Trépanier
ISBN: 9781897425855 1897425856 9781897425848 1897425848
OCLC Number: 669498738
Language Note: Includes 1 poem written by Émile Nelligan in its original French, followed by the English translation.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 234 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: From Les Escoumins to Hanmer (1891-1906) --
The New Arrival (1858-1906) --
The Turning Point (1906-1916) --
Family Life (1916-1928) --
"Widow" with Three Children (1928-1935) --
Living from Hand to Mouth (1935-1944) --
Nanny (1944-1965) --
Return to Her Roots (1960-1964) --
Old Age, Humour and Tenderness (1965-1970) --
Living in Peace (1970-1973) --
Epilogue --
Postscript --
Appendices --
Appendix 1 Arrival in Hanmer --
Appendix 2. House in Hanmer --
Appendix 3 Landowner --
Appendix 4 Amour Immaculé/Immaculate Love --
Family Documents.
Series Title: Our lives: diary, memoir, and letters (Online)
Responsibility: by Claire Trépanier ; translated from the French by Louise Mantha.
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The biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle tells of a young Canadian woman of humble background who, at the turn of the 20th century, discovers love with the priest of her village.  Read more...

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