Additional Resources for Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

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Cooke, Nathalie, Margaret Atwood: A Biography, ECW Press, 1998.

There are many critical works about Atwood's writing but little if anything about the author's private life. This is the first full-length biography of the Canadian author.

Gray, Charlotte, Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catherine Parr Traill, Duckworth Publishing, 2001.

Gray gives a detailed glimpse into the life of Susanna Moodie, an early pioneer in Canada, recounting the hardships that Moodie and other immigrants had to face. Moodie came to Canada filled with hope, but in the end she wrote back home, trying to dissuade anyone from following her to the North American wilderness.

Hartman, Mary S., Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes, Robson Book, 1995.

The period covered here is much earlier than Grace Marks's time, but this book provides very interesting reading. Hartman takes...

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