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The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor

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Vintage Canada
General, Fiction / General, History - General Hi
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9323634M
ISBN 100679314059
ISBN 139780679314059
OCLC/WorldCa144602158

Author Sally Armstrong's ancestor, Charlotte Taylor, had to have the stealth of a cat to live the nine lives that she was given.

Charlotte was a pre-Loyalist pioneer in New Brunswick, formerly part of Nova Scotia. Each adversity Charlotte overcame made her stronger. It was a hard life but she worked and fought for her large family her whole life/5(61).

The Nine Lives Of Charlotte Taylor is a blend of fact and fiction that tells the story of Sally Armstrongs great-great-great grandmother.

It chronicles her life from May when at age twenty and estranged from her father, General William Howe Taylor, Charlotte departs Bristol, England on the Anton with her black lover, Pad Willisams, the familys butler.4/5.

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor - Kindle edition by Sally Armstrong. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor/5(25).

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a 4/5(6). Using a seamless blend of fact and fiction, Charlotte Taylor's great-great-great-granddaughter, Sally Armstrong, reclaims the life of a dauntless and unusual woman and delivers living history with all the drama and sweep of a novel.

Excerpt from from The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor: “Every summer of my youth, we would travel from the family cottage at Youghall Beach to visit my mother’s extended clan in Tabusintac near the Miramichi River. Get this from a library. The nine lives of Charlotte Taylor.

[Sally Armstrong] -- Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family's black butler. This is a novel based on the true story of Charlotte Howe Taylor and her life in New Brunswick.

The author is one of the over descendents of Charlotte Taylor. Charlotte Taylor was born in England in to an upper class family. Her father was General William Howe : Francesca Thomas. The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor was one of those books that I picked up over and over again on my many trips to the bookstore before finally taking it home.

It seems any time I have a situation like this, I end up wondering just why it took me so long to get around to buying and reading the book, as it is invariably excellent. The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor is just such a book. The fact that Charlotte is a historical rather than fictional character makes each aspect of her story that much more poignant.

You read the book and immediately wish to reread it for fear you've missed some small detail/5(61).

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I count many Canadian books among my favourites but a particular standout for me published in the last decade is The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. It was one of our book club selections and our members were unanimously enthused. The novel, as the title suggests, follows the many incarnations of one Charlotte Taylor – an amazingly resilient.

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day this March with Sally Armstrong’s bestselling novel The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor.

Charlotte Taylor is our featured author’s ancestor, and while the novel itself is fiction, her story is based upon handed-down pieces.

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About The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family’s black butler.

Soon after reaching shore, Charlotte’s lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant in Jamaica. But in The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor she radically moved away from what she had presented to HomeMaker’s Magazine readers inand made that area the focal point of her new book.

The jacket of the novel, above the title, heralded Charlotte as “The First Woman Settler of the Miramichi”. The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with 4/5(6).

The list of well-written historical novels set in Canada are short, but The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor should be close to the top." The Globe and Mail "Charlotte Taylor's story is what you might get if you crossed Susannah Moodie and Jack Aubrey - a delicious character and a great yarn.

Buy The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor: The First Woman Settler of the Miramichi by Sally Armstrong (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(2). The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor The First Woman Settler of the Miramichi (Book): Armstrong, Sally: The epic true story of Charlotte Taylor, as told by her great-great-great-granddaughter, one of Canada's foremost journalists.

Intwenty-year-old Charlotte Taylor fled her English country house with her lover, the family's black butler. The result is The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. To say that Charlotte Taylor was an amazing woman is understatement. Armstrong doesn’t do a lot of embroidering or sentimentalizing.

The book is a pretty straightforward presentation of the facts as known or surmised, but what a story it is. Charlotte Taylor, born on Novemgrew up. View the profiles of people named Charlotte Taylor. Join Facebook to connect with Charlotte Taylor and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the. This book is for those of us who have deep roots in North America. It is also a lesson for new immigrants whose work settling here is just as hard in other ways.

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The resilience of Charlotte Taylor through her never-ending trials is an example for all/5. The nine lives of Charlotte Taylor: the first woman settler of the Miramichi, Sally Armstrong.Toronto Public Library. Excerpt from from The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor: "Every summer of my youth, we would travel from the family cottage at Youghall Beach to visit my mother's extended clan in.

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor (Book): Armstrong, Sally: "Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family's black butler.

Soon after reaching shore, Charlotte's lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant in Jamaica. The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor. Charlotte Taylor is our featured author’s ancestor, and while the novel itself is fiction, her story is based upon handed‑down pieces of family folklore and government documents.

Using a seamless blend of fact and fiction, Charlotte Taylor’s great‑great‑great granddaughter, Sally. Excerpt from from The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor: “Every summer of my youth, we would travel from the family cottage at Youghall Beach to visit my mother’s extended clan in Tabusintac near the Miramichi River.

Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. Inat the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family's black butler.

Soon after reaching shore, Charlotte's lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant in : In The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor, award-winning journalist Sally Armstrong paints a vivid picture of her great-great-great-grandmother, who survived the deaths of three husbands and one lover, and subsequently raised 10 children in the story is one of persistence and fortitude, a tale of the New World in the late 18th century that spans significant events in both Canadian.

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor The First Woman Settler of the Miramichi (Book): Armstrong, Sally: The epic true story of Charlotte Taylor, as told by her great-great-great-granddaughter, one of Canada's foremost journalists.

Intwenty-year-old Charlotte Taylor fled her English country house with her lover, the family's black butler. Book recommendations for people who like The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor by Sally Armstrong.

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The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor reflects Armstrong's strengths as a non-fiction writer. The author gets details right because she has done the research. As Charlotte gets to know the Mi'kmaq Author: CHARLOTTE GRAY.