Playing Sarah Bernhardt

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Dundurn, Sep 1, 2004 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Harriet’s acting career suffers a catastrophic setback when memory loss forces her to quit her role as Sarah Bernhardt. In turmoil, she accepts the role of Mazo de la Roche in a production written by an amateur playwright and being performed in small-town Saskatchewan. Harriet soon discovers that she was chosen for this role because she holds the key to a secret from Mazo’s past. Meanwhile, the play, the role, and the town draw Harriet into the vortex of her own past.

 

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
17
Section 4
30
Section 5
44
Section 6
56
Section 7
70
Section 8
83
Section 14
144
Section 15
153
Section 16
161
Section 17
173
Section 18
182
Section 19
193
Section 20
202
Section 21
210

Section 9
96
Section 10
106
Section 11
115
Section 12
125
Section 13
135
Section 22
221
Section 23
229
Section 24
239
Section 25
248
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Page 9 - To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

About the author (2004)

Joan Givner is the author of biographies, essays, and fiction. Her work includes major biographies of Katherine Anne Porter and Mazo de la Roche, five short story collections, and the novel Half Known Lives. A native of Manchester, England, Givner spent nearly a quarter-century teaching English Literature at the University of Regina before retiring to British Columbia.

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