The Resource Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess, Susan Morgan

Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess, Susan Morgan

Label
Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess
Title
Bombay Anna
Title remainder
the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess
Statement of responsibility
Susan Morgan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you thought you knew the story of Anna in The King and I, think again. As this riveting biography shows, the real life of Anna Leonowens was far more fascinating than the beloved story of the Victorian governess who went to work for the King of Siam. To write this definitive account, Susan Morgan traveled around the globe and discovered new information that has eluded researchers for years. Anna was born a poor, mixed-race army brat in India, and what followed is an extraordinary nineteenth-century story of savvy self-invention, wild adventure, and far-reaching influence. At a time when mos
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 959.3/034092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS578.32.L44
LC item number
M67 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Bombay Anna : the real story and remarkable adventures of the King and I governess, Susan Morgan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-260) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn586175166
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520933996
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/cttt5fk3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36423592
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)586175166
  • acaebk0520933990

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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