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Gone to an aunt"s

Anne Petrie

Gone to an aunt"s

remembering Canada"s homes for unwed mothers

by Anne Petrie

  • 279 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by M&S in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Maternity homes -- Canada -- History.,
    • Unmarried mothers -- Institutional care -- Canada.,
    • Unmarried mothers -- Canada -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne Petrie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV700.5 .P47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL453621M
      ISBN 100771069715
      LC Control Number98168881
      OCLC/WorldCa38431171

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