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A Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

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Written in his mother’s unique voice, John Leigh Walters pushes the boundaries of memoir in A Very Capable Life, the extraordinary journey of a seemingly ordinary woman.

Zarah Petri was a child when her family left Hungary to establish a new life in Canada in the 1920s. With courage and innovation, Zarah and her family survived the Depression―even if it meant breaking the l
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Paperback, 197 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Athabasca University Press
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Djdee
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
Im proud to say, this is the story of my Great Grandmother.
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