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A Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

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Zarah Petri was just a little girl when her family left Hungary to find a new life in Canada in the 1920s. She showed spunk and a great imagination that would serve her well as a new immigrant and young married woman. Zarah and her family lived through the Depression, and she learned to make ends meet in any way she could, even bending the law if necessary. Her son John wr ...more
Paperback, 197 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Athabasca University Press
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Djdee
Oct 27, 2010 Djdee rated it really liked it
This is a very good book describing this woman's experience making Canada her new home.This book is part of a series "OurLives:Diary,Memoir,and Letters.This is the second book I have read in the series.They were both compelling reading.Please keep them coming!!!!
Jac
Dec 11, 2012 Jac rated it it was amazing
Im proud to say, this is the story of my Great Grandmother.
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