The Resource Marjorie too afraid to cry: : a home-child experience, Patricia Skidmore, (ebook)

Marjorie too afraid to cry: : a home-child experience, Patricia Skidmore, (ebook)

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Marjorie too afraid to cry: : a home-child experience
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Marjorie too afraid to cry:
Title remainder
a home-child experience
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Patricia Skidmore
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eng
Summary
When Marjorie's daughter began exploring archival records involving Britain's child-migration program, a home-child saga emerged. Marjorie Arnison was one of the thousands of children removed from their families, communities, and country and placed in a British colony or commonwealth to provide "white stock" and cheap labour. In Marjorie's case, she was sent to Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School, just north of Victoria, British Columbia, in 1937. As a child, Patricia was angered that her mother wouldn't talk about the past. It took many years to discover why - it wasn't because she was keeping a dark secret, but because she had "lost" her childhood. For 10-year-old Marjorie, forgetting her past, her family, and England was the only survival tool she had at her disposal to enable her to face her frightening and uncertain future. This is Marjorie's account as told by her daughter. It is a story of fear, loss, courage, survival, and finding one's way home
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Midwest
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Skidmore, Patricia G
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362.7/7912092
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Arnison, Marjorie
  • Home children (Canadian immigrants)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Marjorie too afraid to cry: : a home-child experience, Patricia Skidmore, (ebook)
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9781459703414
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11794670
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11794670
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MWT11794670
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Marjorie too afraid to cry: : a home-child experience, Patricia Skidmore, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459703414
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11794670
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11794670
System control number
MWT11794670
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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