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category: History
published: Sep 2005
ISBN:9781554390052
publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
imprint: Amazing Stories

Fighting for Women's Rights

The Extraordinary Adventures of Anna Leonowens

by Moushumi Chakrabarty

tagged: historical, women
Description

From her time growing up in India and the Royal Court of Siam, Anna (made famous as the "I" in the movie The King and I) developed a fiercely independent nature that she brought with her to North America. As a well-known author, Anna toured America landing in Halifax where she single-handedly created an art school for girls - later to become the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She devoted most of her life to the fight for women's rights.

About the Author

Moushumi Chakrabarty

MOUSHUMI CHAKRABARTY grew up in Poona, India, and now makes her home in Mississauga, Ontario. She has been writing for over a decade with stints as a reporter and writer for a daily newspaper and a travel trade journal. Her writing has been published in anthologies, e-zines, and magazines.
Contributor Notes

MOUSHUMI CHAKRABARTY grew up in Poona, India, and now makes her home in Mississauga, Ontario. She has been writing for over a decade with stints as a reporter and writer for a daily newspaper and a travel trade journal. Her writing has been published in anthologies, e-zines, and magazines.

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