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Isobel Gunn

Audrey Callahan Thomas

Isobel Gunn

a novel

by Audrey Callahan Thomas

  • 333 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Viking in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Canadian,
  • Orkney (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Hudson"s Bay Company -- Fiction.,
    • Passing (Identity) -- Fiction.,
    • Gender identity -- Fiction.,
    • Pregnant women -- Fiction.,
    • Northwest, Canadian -- Fiction.,
    • Orkney (Scotland) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAudrey Thomas.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.H56 I86 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 230 p. :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6821663M
      ISBN 10067088684X
      LC Control Number00302074

      The Story of ISOBEL GUNN. The year is A young Orkney lass brazenly disguises herself as a boy and is hired on with the Hudson Bay Company. Their destination – the vast area of wilderness known as Rupert’s Land! This grueling adventure is brought to life by International Storyteller Deborah Dunleavy. Isobel Gunn by Thomas, Audrey Callahan. Viking/Penguin. Used - Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

      About HBC Heritage. HBC Heritage is an internal department of Hudson’s Bay Company. We are committed to the preservation, education, and promotion of Hudson’s Bay Company’s history and the ongoing care and maintenance of the Company’s historical HBC Corporate Art, Artifact, Image, and Reference Collections.   Buy the Audio Book (Cassette) Book Isobel Gunn by Audrey Thomas at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. In the summer of , a young Orkney woman disguised herself as a man and signed on with the Hudson's Bay Company to travel to what was then called Rupert's Land.

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Isobel Gunn, Audrey Thomas's eighth novel, is the heart-rending tale of a poor Orkney woman who tries to escape her tragic family circumstances by disguising herself as a man and running away to work for the Hudson's Bay Company in northern deception is uncovered when she gives birth to a son.

Quickly deported back to Orkney, Isobel dies over half a Isobel Gunn book. Audrey Thomas has taken the threads of Isobel Gunn's story and turned them into a compelling novel about an unusual woman, her short life, and the effect she had on those around her.

Audrey Thomas first heard the story of Isobel Gunn book Gunn while she was living in Scotland in the mids.4/5(1). Isobel Gunn Paperback – Import, by Audrey Thomas (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Isobel Gunn by Thomas, Audrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at What’s perplexing about Isobel Gunn – and this, perhaps, is what keeps it from being a truly great novel – is Thomas’s choice of narrator.

For most of the way we’re in the hands of the minister Magnus Inkster, Isobel’s friend and fellow Orkney Islander. He’s a full enough character, it’s not that. If anything, he’s too full. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Open Library. Isobel Gunn (sometimes also called Isabel) lived from 1 August to 7 November She enrolled as a man in the Hudson's Bay Company and was the first European woman to reach western Canada. The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline. Isobel Gunn was a young woman from Orkney who, indisguised herself as a man and signed on to work for the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Isobel spent over eighteen months living as ‘John Fubbister’, working with HBC teams hauling furs and provisions to far-flung trading posts across Canada and the Northern Territories. P erhaps one of the most extraordinary tales involving a native of Orkney is also one we know very little about.

However, from the fragments of information we do have it is possible to piece together the incredible story of Isabel, or Isabel, Gunn, a courageous young Orcadian woman who, in the early years of the 19th century, disguised herself as a man to take up a post with. In the summer ofa young Orkney woman disguised herself as a man and signed on with the Hudson's Bay Company to travel to what was then called Rupert's Land.

For a year and a half she hid her identity and her deception was revealed only when she was giving birth to a baby boy.

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Not exactly the tiny lake of my child-hood imaginings. "Bitimagamasing roughly translates to 'The Water That Lies Beside The Hill'.GUNN, ISABEL (known variously as Isabella Gun, John Fubbister, and Mary Fubbister), HBC servant; b. probably in St Andrew’s Parish, near Kirkwall, Scotland; fl.

– Isabel Gunn’s foray into the history of the northwest was as short as it was dramatic. In the summer of this Orkney girl, apparently intent on following a faithless lover, disguised herself as a boy and .Isobel Gunn by Thomas, Audrey Seller Lower Beverley Better Books Published Condition As New Edition First Edition, First Printing ISBN