My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition) by Carol Drinkwater
  

My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition)

Written by Carol Drinkwater
Part of the My Story Series

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My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition) by Carol Drinkwater

18th June, 1910 We marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall. It was a glorious day. The sun shone warmly. Everyone was in good spirits. There were aristocrats, artists, even my mother looked happy. She who has been so opposed to my work with the WSPU. More than 10,000 people had rallied and there were dozens of bands playing. It was quite incredible. We waved banners, carried flowers, sang along with the tunes. Hundreds who have been imprisoned for our Cause marched together in a powerful band. It was all very rousing of spirit. I felt proud to be a woman, proud to be alive, proud to be a part of a movement that is fighting to make a difference.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Carol Drinkwater
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Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

1st February 2018

ISBN

9781407186917

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