Passionate Pen

Passionate Pen

by Jill Downie
     
 

Uncovers the secret of Alice Freeman/Faith Fenton, the unconventional daughter of a shopkeeper who took on another identity to penetrate the closed, very male world of journalism. As columnist Faith Fenton she moved with ease through society, equally at home with the rich & powerful & the less fortunate. This is a stylish, richly documented portrait of… See more details below

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Uncovers the secret of Alice Freeman/Faith Fenton, the unconventional daughter of a shopkeeper who took on another identity to penetrate the closed, very male world of journalism. As columnist Faith Fenton she moved with ease through society, equally at home with the rich & powerful & the less fortunate. This is a stylish, richly documented portrait of turn-of-the-century Canada. Meticulously researched & filled with the spirit of the times, it brings alive a witty & intelligent woman whose compassionate concerns are as relevant today as they were a hundred years ago. Photos.

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ISBN-13:
9780006385653
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/02/1998
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
5.71(w) x 8.77(h) x 1.03(d)

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