Life in the Clearings versus the Bush
In the sequel to Roughing It in the Bush, Susanna Moodie portrays the relatively sophisticated society springing up in the clearings along Lake Ontario. During a trip from Belleville to Niagara Falls, Moodie acts as a meticulous observer of the social customs and practices of the times.
Invaluable as social history and as a candid self-portrait, Life in the Clearings versus the Bush chronicles, with wit and wisdom, Canadian society in the mid-19th century.
The NCL edition is an unabridged reprint of the complete original text.
From the Paperback edition.
- McClelland & Stewart, August 2010
New Canadian Library
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