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Author Morgan, Susan, 1943-

Title Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess / Susan Morgan.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B LEONOWENS    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B LEONOWENS ANNA M    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "A Philip E. Lilienthal book in Asian studies."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-260) and index.
Contents Introduction: a life of passing -- Ancestors: a Methodist, a soldier, and a "Lady not entirely white" -- A company childhood -- Daughter of the Deccan -- Love and Bombay, at last -- Metamorphosis: "a life sublimated above the ordinary" -- A teacher and a king -- A job in a palace -- "The noble and devoted women whom I learned to know, to esteem, and to love" -- Settled in Bangkok -- The paths to good-bye -- An American writer -- The Canadian grande dame -- "Shall we dance?": Anna and U.S.-Thai relations.
Subject Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915.
Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography.
British -- Thailand -- Biography.
Thailand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Women authors -- Biography.
Women journalists -- Biography.
Women travelers -- Biography.
Montréal (Québec) -- Biography.
Halifax (N.S.) -- Biography.
Racially mixed people -- India -- Biography.
ISBN 9780520252264 cloth alkaline paper
0520252268 cloth alkaline paper
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