The Amazing Life of Cecilia Chattergee 2021 (Paperback)
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The Amazing Life of Cecilia Chattergee 2021 (Paperback)

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Paperback 386 Pages / Published: 04/03/2021
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As she lay on the bed, bruised and bleeding, she felt her strength come back, and her steely determination tightened inside. It was time to make a decision. Cecilia Chattergee (1876-1947) was a woman who defied convention. She was a lawyer in India, at a time when women didn't have careers. She was a Parsee who married outside of her religion. She lived as a widow when Indian society ostracised widows. She also endured unimaginable trauma and tragedy, yet never lost sight of her ambitions. Set against the backdrop of India's struggle for independence, this is the story of one woman's struggle for her own independence. Her fight to live her life her way and improve the life chances of her children. Bernie Morgan is Cecilia Chattergee's great-granddaughter. She hosts the podcast, Amazing Women, Invisible Lives. She wanted to bring Cecilia's amazing story to a wider audience and give her the recognition she deserves.

Publisher: Chronos Publishing
ISBN: 9781838091866
Number of pages: 386
Dimensions: 203 x 127 mm

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“A powerful life story”

This glimpse into the life of a (fiercely determined) woman at the turn of the last century is breathtaking. Cecilia's life has so many challenges and so much heartache, but her conviction that the new India must... More

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“Amazing woman . Great book”

A great human story extremely well told of a pioneering woman lawyer at a pivotal historic time for India. I found myself swept along increasingly gripped as Cecilia's indomitable spirit shone through. Great... More

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“Honouring a true Heroine”

I could not put this book down at all. A true story of an incredible lady. So many struggles and heartache but her tenacity and courage always showed through. A loving mother in early 20th century India living under... More

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