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Incorrigible

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  • Publisher:
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2004
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
  • Publisher:
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Author: Demerson, Velma
    Date:
    Created
    2004
    Summary:

    On a May morning in 1939, eighteen-year-old Velma Demerson and her lover were having breakfast when two police officers arrived to take her away. Her crime was loving a Chinese man, a "crime" that was compounded by her pregnancy and subsequent mixed-race child. Sentenced to a home for wayward girls, Demerson was then transferred (along with forty-six other girls) to Torontos Mercer Reformatory for Females. The girls were locked in their cells for twelve hours a day and required to work in the on-site laundry and factory. They also endured suspect medical examinations. When Demerson was fin.

    Contents:
    • CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; CHAPTER 6; CHAPTER 7; CHAPTER 8; CHAPTER 9; CHAPTER 10; CHAPTER 11; CHAPTER 12; CHAPTER 13; CHAPTER 14; CHAPTER 15; CHAPTER 16; CHAPTER 17; CHAPTER 18; AFTERWORD; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    Original Publisher: Waterloo, Ont., Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780889209305, 0889209308, 9780889204447, 0889204446