Confessions of an Immigrant's Daugher

By: SALVERSON, Laura Goodman

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SALVERSON, Laura Goodman. Confessions of an Immigrant's Daugher. Toronto : Ryerson Press, n.d. [ca 1939]. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (8),9-523,(3). 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Born in Winnipeg, Laura GoodmanSalverson (1890-1970) is the first novelist to explore the immigrant exper ience in the West. In 1939, Salverson published her autobiography, Confessions of an Immigrant’s Daughter, which won her another Governor-General’s Award. The book details her life up until the publishing of The Viking Heart,which describes her own family’s struggles and experiences in the New Worl d, as well as their unfulfilled expectation. Contents : Part I. 1. The First Horizon. 2. I Discover My Birthplace. 3. Introducing Job's Cycle. 4. Humours of the Last Frontier. 5. Treasured Portrait. 6. I Meet the August Ancestors. 7. Introduction to Exile. 8. Exile. 9. First Taste of the New World. 10. Subjective Interlude. 11. God's Fields. 12. Those Child Transgressions.13. Tales Strange and Varied. 14. Vignettes of a Private World. 15. Selkir k Interlude. 16. False Security. Part II. 17. The American Scene Opens. 18.New Friends and Novel Fortunes. 19. The Scene Brightens. 20. Fresh Misfort une. 21. Solitary Christmas. 22. The World Enlarges. 23. Meeting Destiny. Part III. 24. New Worlds to Conquer. 25. Adolescent Conditioning. 26. Tales out of Time. 27. I Discover Drama. 28. Darker Reason. 29. Again Green Pastures. 30. Magic Moonlight. 31. Deep Interval. 32. Forced Decision. 33. The North Once More. 34. Trials of a Job Hunter. 35. Readjustment and the Righteous few. 36. A Kitchen-View Society. 37. The Working World. 38. And So Farewell. 39. Back to the Canadian Scene. 40. My Prairie Agony. 41. The Face ofVirtue. 42. I Settle in My Own Country. 43. Homestead and Boarding-house. 44. Birth of an Author. 45. So Dreams Come True. Rubbed, edgeworn, waterstaining to edges of cloth, penned name, else very good. 100.00

Title: Confessions of an Immigrant's Daugher

Author Name: SALVERSON, Laura Goodman

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Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1939,:

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