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Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri John Leigh Walters

Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

John Leigh Walters

Published October 29th 2010
ISBN : 9781282819672
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197 pages
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Written in his mothers unique voice, John Leigh Walters pushes the boundaries of memoir in A Very Capable Life, the extraordinary journey of a seemingly ordinary woman.Zarah Petri was a child when her family left Hungary to establish a new life inMoreWritten in his mothers unique voice, John Leigh Walters pushes the boundaries of memoir in A Very Capable Life, the extraordinary journey of a seemingly ordinary woman.Zarah Petri was a child when her family left Hungary to establish a new life in Canada in the 1920s. With courage and innovation, Zarah and her family survived the Depression?even if it meant breaking the law to do so. In celebrating Zarah Petri, A Very Capable Life pays homage to all ordinary women of the early twentieth century who challenged societys conventions for the sake of survival.