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A room of one’s own, Jane Tolerton

Away from Home: The Story of Victoria House Frances Porter Bridget Williams Books, $29.95, ISBN 1877242977 Girls “on the cusp of independence”, as the back cover of this book puts it, are the stuff of many a story. But that

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Stoic endurances, David Green

‘My hand will write what my heart dictates’: The unsettled lives of women in nineteenth-century New Zealand as revealed to sisters, family and friends ed Frances Porter and Charlotte Macdonald with Tui MacDonald Auckland University Press/Bridget Williams Books, $49.95, ISBN

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