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Whatever Happened to Mary Janeway?: A Home Child Story

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Sixteen-year-old Mary Janeway, a home child, is desperate to escape from her rural home child placement and flees to London, Ontario, to find a domestic position. When conditions become unbearable, she moves on, vowing never to relinquish her freedom again.

After she arrives in Hamilton as a young bride, she quickly adapts to the urban conveniences and the marvels of new in
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 30th 2012 by Natural Heritage (first published May 26th 2012)
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Lyndsay MacDonald
Jun 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
I live in Hamilton, Ontario and it was really interesting to have this perspective into the lives of women here in the early century. An accurate depiction; I felt like I was with my long-deceased great grandmother.
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