Letters on the Go

Letters on the Go

The Correspondence of Suzanne Aubert

Suzanne Aubert’s eventful 91-year life was also packed full of letter-writing – to friends, bishops and politicians. Jessie Munro, author of the acclaimed biography of the radical Catholic nun, has collected letters that reflect her rich friendships, her challenges to the church hierarchy and her engagement with members of parliament. From the pages emerges a portrait of the loving, committed and truly extraordinary woman who strode the streets of New Zealand on behalf of the poor and neglected.

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Table of contents

1 1868–1871 Auckland
2 1869–1871 Auckland to Hawke’s Bay
3 1871–1875 Hawke’s Bay: Meanee
4 1876 Pakipaki: A Marist letter
5 1876–1883 Pakipaki
6 1883 Hawke’s Bay to Hiruharama
7 1883–1898 Hiruharama
8 1899–1910 Wellington chronicles
10 1910 Auckland chronicle
11 1910–1913 Auckland
12 1913–1915 Rome
13 1915 Christmas: Letter to the Novices
14 1916–1917 The Decree: Rome
15 1917–1919 The way home
16 1920–1923 Wellington: Picking up the reins
17 1901–1926 The children
18 1900–1926 Friends and supporters
19 1920–1926 Hiruharama
20 1920–1926 Wellington: A home and hospital
21 1926 Envoi

Print publication:
Ebook publication: Dec 2018
Pages: 636
RRP: $69.99
ISBN: 9781877242410
ISTC: A0220120000211E5
DOI: 10.7810/9781877242410

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