Sister to Courage

Wanda Robson

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ISBN: 9781895415346

Sister to Courage

  Author:   Wanda Robson    
  Publisher:  Breton Books

In Sister to Courage, Wanda takes us inside the world she shared with Viola and ten other brothers and sisters. Through touching and often hilarious stories, she traces the roots of courage and ambition, god fun and dignity, of the household that produced Viola Desmond.

Tough and compassionate, Viola shines through beyond the moment she was carried out of Roseland movie theatre for refusing to sit I the blacks-only section. Viola emerges as a defender of family and a successful entrepreneur whose momentum was blocked by racism.

With honesty and wit, Wanda Robson Tells her own brave story, giving new life to two remarkable women and the family the loved.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781895415346
Item BB0084
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published onAugust 11 2010
Language eng
Pages 176
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight320(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Beloved storyteller Wanda Robson is a sister of Viola Desmond, civil rights icon and pioneer African-Nova Scotian businesswomen.