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Bombay Anna: The Real Story and Remarkable Adventures of the King and I Governess

Susan Morgan
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780520252264 (cloth : alk. paper), 0520252268 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: a life of passing
  • Ancestors: a Methodist, a soldier, and a "Lady not entirely white"
  • A company childhood
  • Daughter of the Deccan
  • Love and Bombay, at last
  • Metamorphosis: "a life sublimated above the ordinary"
  • A teacher and a king
  • A job in a palace
  • "The noble and devoted women whom I learned to know, to esteem, and to love"
  • Settled in Bangkok
  • The paths to good-bye
  • An American writer
  • The Canadian grande dame
  • "Shall we dance?": Anna and U.S.-Thai relations.
Description
xviii, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Prelim.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-260) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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