Saunders, Margaret Marshall

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Saunders, Margaret Marshall

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Margaret Marshall Saunders (1861-1947) was a Canadian author best known for her novel Beautiful Joe. Much of Saunders’ work addressed social issues, including child labou, housing issues and animal cruelty. Active in local media, Saunders co-founded the Maritime branch of the Canadian Women’s Press Club with Anne of Green Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery, and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1934. Other titles by Saunders include Tilda Jane: An Orphan In Search of a Home, The House of Armour, and The Girl from Vermont.


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Canada’s Early Women Writers. Margaret Marshall Saunders. Canada’s Early Women Writers, 18 May 2018.

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