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Dancing backwards

a social history of Canadian women in politics

by Sharon Carstairs

  • 345 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Heartland Associates in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in politics -- Canada -- History -- 20th century,
    • Women politicians -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-338) and index.

      Statementby Sharon Carstairs and Tim Higgins ; foreword by Susan Thompson ; with illustrations by Joshua Stanton.
      ContributionsHiggins, Tim.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.C2 C38 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377706M
      ISBN 101896150306, 1896150071
      LC Control Number2004478402

      The long-awaited new novel from Salley Vickers, bestselling and much-loved author of Miss Garnet's Angel and The Other Side of You. Violet Hetherington has taken the rash step of joining a transatlantic cruise ship to New York to visit Edwin, an old friend. As she makes the six day crossing, she relives the traumatic events that led to her losing. Dancing Backwards was born. From , the Dancing Backwards educational program was piloted in schools in Victoria, BC for grades 5, 8 and 11 in French and English, and at a First Nations elementary school.

      In her book’s title, O’Gorman played off the famous quotation from Texas Governor, Ann Richards, “Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards in high heels.” Yes, women are capable of amazing things and we have the power to be strong, resilient beings. Here is an invitation.   Mr Golightly’s Holiday is the only one I haven’t read (it’s in the queue). Dancing Backwards did remind me of Miss Garnet’s Angel – the main character is a little (but only a little) like Miss Garnet in that she’s not quite sure of her place in .

        Dancing Backwards by Salley Vickers: review Dancing Backwards, Salley Vickers's story of ballroom and boats, offers a memory-infused voyage with some choppy passages, says Heather Thompson. ‘“Dancing Backwards” is a delightful read – comic, sad, tender and utterly engrossing.’ Lisa O’Kelly, Observer ‘Salley Vickers has a gift for making the most unlikely settings for fiction absolutely compelling peerless story telling.’.


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Heartland Associates Inc. who published a social history of Canadian women in politics, Dancing Backwards, written by Sharon Carstairs and Tim Higgins, illustrated by Joshua Stanton. Heartland publisher Barbara Huck and writer Tim Higgins, whose Timeline from the Dancing Backwards book graces our website’s home page.

Moving between the late sixties and the present day, Dancing Backwards is written with the lightness of touch and psychological insight which characterise Salley Vickers' acclaimed work.

This bittersweet novel is subtle, poignant and wonderfully entertaining. ‘“Dancing Backwards” is a delightful read – comic, sad, tender and utterly engrossing.’ Lisa O’Kelly, Observer ‘Salley Vickers has a gift for making the most unlikely settings for fiction absolutely compelling peerless story telling.’/5(95).

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