Downie gives us an unforgettable view of a working woman's Canada a century ago". -- The Gazette (Montreal)
"...it reveals much of the humor, joy and misery behind the period's prim and proper facade". -- The Vancouver Sun
Published to impressive reviews across the country, A Passionate Pen chronicles the wholly fascinating life of Alice Freeman, respectable schoolteacher by day and crusading journalist -- known as "Faith Fenton" -- by night. Jill Downie uncovers the secret of Faith Fenton, who dared to challenge the suffocating conventions and values of the Victorian era, and yet has all but disappeared from our history. Stylish and richly detailed, A Passionate Pen is a story of an extraordinary woman's life and times.
|Paperback Book, 352 pages||English|
|HarperCollins Publishers (Unknown)||Unknown|
|9780006385653||5.71 x 8.77 x 1.03 inches|
|General Historical Fiction Biographies & General Historical Fiction Autobiographies|