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Record 25632

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Eve stayed in to do her Bible Questions. As she was looking through the chapter on the deception of Isaac by Jacob and the stealing of Esau's birthright - she suddenly looked up and said in a pleasantly surprised voice: - "Why, the Bible's just as good as a story book"'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 21 Feb 1932
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Perth
specific address: 27 Wilson Street
location in dwelling
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Evelyn Soutar
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25632  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Soutar
  Editor: Alexander Scott
  Title: Diaries of a dying man
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1954
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 30
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Soutar, Alexander Scott (ed.), Diaries of a dying man (Edinburgh, 1954), p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25632, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

William Soutar's parents adopted Evelyn, his orphaned cousin from Australia

 

 

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