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Charlie : A Home Child's Life in Canada. First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: YOUNG, Beryl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781554702008:

Seller ID: 105166


YOUNG, Beryl. Charlie : A Home Child's Life in Canada. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2009). First Printing. Pp (8),9-111,(1). Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. Square 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to spine. "The story of the 90,000 British children who came to Canada as child immigrants between 1870 and 1938 is not well known. Yet the descendants of these "home children" number more than four million in Canada today. The author is one of them: Charlie was her father. Charlie was thirteen when his shopkeeper father died in 1910. His mother, Sarah, had no money to care for seven childre... View more info