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Sally Armstrong

Författare till The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor

11+ verk 372 medlemmar 15 recensioner

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Sally Armstrong originally qualified as a teacher but soon joined British Airways cabin crew to fly the 747s. She was accepted on to the Concorde fleet, which she flew for seven years. She has written several novels including Racers, an insider view of the Formula One racing scene.

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Vedertaget namn
Armstrong, Sally
Andra namn
Wishart, Sally (née)
Födelsedag
1943-07-16
Kön
female
Nationalitet
Canada
Födelseort
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Bostadsorter
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Utbildning
McGill University
Yrken
human rights activist
Magazine editor
journalist
Organisationer
Homemakers Magazine
Amnesty International
Maclean's
Canadian Living Magazine
Priser och utmärkelser
Order of Canada
Amnesty International Journalism Award
Kort biografi
Sally Armstrong is an Amnesty International award winner, a member of the Order of Canada, documentary filmmaker, teacher, author, human rights activist and contributing editor at Maclean’s magazine.

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Serious stuff. It's hard to believe this sort of crap is still an issue in the 21st century. I'm sure I could have done better at some points in the past, but not much to be done about history; better to focus on an improved future.
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BBrookes | 3 andra recensioner | Dec 8, 2023 |
The content of this book made me so angry at the men who abused, humiliated,killed or imprisoned women that I could not finish it. The fact that it disturbed me this much means that this is a necessary book. Unfortunately I am afraid that the message may never reach the perpetrators of these crimes.
 
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Marietje.Halbertsma | 3 andra recensioner | Jan 9, 2022 |
Historical fiction is something I often struggle with...I want to know what is true and what isn't! But I enjoyed this story about Charlotte Taylor, one of the early pioneers in New Brunswick. The story really brings home just how strong and resilient these pioneers had to be. Reading it in 2021, it also brought home to me the injustices done the the aboriginal population; at times, I felt Charlotte herself was looking through my lens, which may not have been the norm at the time, but then Charlotte is certainly portrayed as someone ahead of her time in many ways.… (mer)
 
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Verk
11
Även av
2
Medlemmar
372
Popularitet
#64,810
Betyg
3.8
Recensioner
15
ISBN
31
Språk
2

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