• Title: The Path of a Star
  • Author: Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • ISBN: 9781409932604
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Path of a Star Sara Jeannette Duncan later Cotes was a Canadian author and journalist She first worked as a schoolteacher before taking up journalism as a full time occupation Various freelancing work l
    Sara Jeannette Duncan, later Cotes 1861 1922 , was a Canadian author and journalist She first worked as a schoolteacher before taking up journalism as a full time occupation Various freelancing work led to her taking her first position at the Washington Post in 1885 In 1886, she made history as the first woman to be hired as a professional journalist in Canada, takingSara Jeannette Duncan, later Cotes 1861 1922 , was a Canadian author and journalist She first worked as a schoolteacher before taking up journalism as a full time occupation Various freelancing work led to her taking her first position at the Washington Post in 1885 In 1886, she made history as the first woman to be hired as a professional journalist in Canada, taking a regular position at the Toronto Globe, now the Globe and Mail She later moved to the Montreal Star, where she was the paper s Parliamentary correspondent She published 22 books, including two volumes of personal sketches and a collection of short stories Her first book, A Social Departure How Orthodocia and I Went Around the World by Ourselves 1890 documented an around the world trip, but she is best known today for her 1904 novel The Imperialist Amongst her other works are A Daughter of Today 1894 , The Story of Sonny Sahib 1894 , A Voyage of Consolation 1898 , The Path of a Star 1898 , Hilda A Story of Calcutta 1898 , The Crow s Nest 1901 , The Pool in the Desert 1903 , Set in Authority 1906 and Cousin Cinderella A Canadian Girl in London 1908.

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    1. An unusually intelligent and perceptive romance featuring various late-Victorian British colonialists in Calcutta falling in love with the wrong people. Hilda Howe is a travelling actress clearly on the way to the top of her profession before she meets Stephen Arnold, a Catholic priest. Alecia Livingstone, her friend and 'pupil in the arts of life', loves the handsome Duff Lindsey, but he falls for Captain of the Salvation Army, a pious zealot for the cause.The subtle ironies of the characters' [...]

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