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Caring for a Colony: The Story of Jeanne Mance

Joanna Emery

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ISBN 10: 1894917073 / ISBN 13: 9781894917070
Published by Dundurn, 2005
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Title: Caring for a Colony: The Story of Jeanne ...

Publisher: Dundurn

Publication Date: 2005

Book Condition:Very Good

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This is a story of pioneering courage and compassion in the New World. Jeanne dreamed of devoting her life to caring for others. In 1641, she courageously gave up her comfortable middle-class life in France to journey to the French colonies, today’s province of Quebec. In overcoming incredible hardships, massacres, illness, deprivation and seven gruelling trips across the ocean, Jeanne proved to be a remarkable leader. She ended up founding the first hospital in Montreal as well as being a pioneer and founder of the city of Montreal.

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This is a story of pioneering courage and compassion in the New World. Jeanne dreamed of devoting her life to caring for others. In 1641, she courageously gave up her comfortable middle-class life in France to journey to the French colonies, today's province of Quebec.

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