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Ouida MacLellan

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ISBN 9781897411391
PAGES 172
Category LITERATURE/FICTION/POETRY
Year Published 2012

A rare glimpse into the moral strengths and values of a vanishing era.

The diary of a young Canadian woman working as a journalist in England in 1949 – 1954. Each entry is in fact a letter sent to her mother in Canada. Their relationship, founded on a Catholic upbringing, is as uninhibited as the Confessional.Ouida MacLellan succeeded in gaining entry to the newspaper empire of Lord Beaverbrook, a rare achievement for a woman. The narrative interest of her letters derives from her work and her social life, enhanced by her attractiveness to men.