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It had always been other children who were the teacher's pets — pretty little girls
with clean hair ribbons — and hair that accepted a hair ribbon as natural — and
nice clothes and well- mannered little boys with clean shirts who confidently ...
Our teachers, meanwhile, trying to capture their own vanished years, talked
nostalgically of what to expect and how university had been in 'their day'. We
pored over the university calendar, and my dreams had no bound when I turned
to the ...
'A born teacher.' I glowed in Iona's light, and a few weeks later word came that I
had been accepted for teachers' training college. Speech Day arrived. I gloried
again in winning, having chosen Aurore Dupin, George Sand, as my subject, ...
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"The years following childhood become welded to their future" By sally tarbox on 8 June 2018 Format: Kindle Edition Second volume of Janet Frame's autobiography, opening where the previous one ended ... Read full review
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I first heard of New Zealand author Janet Frame several years ago when I read that she had been living in a mental hospital and about to be lobotomized, when a doctor recognized her name as the ... Read full review
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