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Harriet Takes the Field

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Lady North meets a blank wall of antagonism from the Guide Companies under her when she is made District Commissioner. Her unpopularity is due to prejudice; the Guiders wanted Alethea Harman, neice of the previous D.C., to follow her aunt in the job. But Harriet North, by her common sense and kindliness, makes everyone love her - and what is more, rouses the Guide Companie ...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published 1942 by C. Arthur Pearson
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Daisy May Johnson
I loved this, even though I knew nothing about Catherine Christian before I saw it. Turns out she was a prolific author with credits spanning over fifty years and topics as diverse as Arthuriana, Guides, and Egyptian history, and that's an achievement in itself. I'm ashamed I'd never heard of her before, but better late than never.

The Harriet of Harriet Takes The Field is Lady North and for some reason or another, she's been lumbered with some ungrateful Guides. Inevitably she manages to turn t
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Rosemary Atwell
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Born in 1901 in Chelsea, London, as Mamie Mühlenkamp, Catherine Mary Christian was the daughter of businessman Christian John Mühlenkamp, and his wife, Catherine Harriett Ellett. The family was of German extraction, although they had been settled in England for some time before Mamie’s birth. They changed their name some time during the First World War, in order to avoid being identified as German ...more

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