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Author Armstrong, Kate, 1962- author

Title The stone frigate : the Royal Military College's first female cadet speaks out / Kate Armstrong
Published Toronto : Dundurn, 2019
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Contents Intro; PREFACE; ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGEOF CANADA; Chapter 1: BRACE FOR SHOCK; Chapter 2: BREAKFAST; Chapter 3: THE STONE BOAT; Chapter 4: PANIC; Chapter 5: PICKLES; Chapter 6: MADNESS; Chapter 7: ACADEMICS; Chapter 8: LCWB; Chapter 9: SHOULD I STAY ORSHOULD I GO?; Chapter 10: THE BET; Chapter 11: SKYLARKS; Chapter 12: DOGGIE NIGHT; Chapter 13: OBSTACLE COURSE; Chapter 14: SWEATS; Chapter 15: REGULAR LIFE; Chapter 16: GREET THE MEAT; Chapter 17: HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAIN; Chapter 18: THE BOSS; Chapter 19: FATHER-SON TIME; Chapter 20: MY CHANCE; Chapter 21: BLINDSIDED; Chapter 22: ALREADY DONE
Chapter 23: DISHONOURABLEINTENTIONSChapter 24: DON'T GET CAUGHT; Chapter 25: ON CHARGE; Chapter 26: SECOND CHANCES; Chapter 27: BILL AND ALFIE'S; Chapter 28: BAN THE SWEATS; Chapter 29: CAUGHT; Chapter 30: CHOPPED LIVER ROW; Chapter 31: HERMIT; Chapter 32: TIME OUT; Chapter 33: SECRETS; Chapter 34: KING EDWARD; Chapter 35: POSTER CHILD; Chapter 36: REALITY CHECK; Chapter 37: TIGERS; Chapter 38: CHERISHED; Chapter 39: GRADUATION; EPILOGUE; ACKNOWLE DGEMENTS; MORE GREAT BOOKS FROM DUNDURN; Book Credits
Summary "Kate Armstrong was an ordinary young woman eager to leave an abusive childhood behind her when she became the first female cadet admitted to the Royal Military College of Canada. As she struggled for survival in the ultimate boys club, she called on her fierce and humourous spirit to push back against the whims of a domineering and patriarchal organization. Later in life, feeling unfulfilled in her post-military career, she realized that finding her true path forward meant she had to go back to the beginning and reclaim the truth of what she had experienced all those years ago. This striking memoir captures the terror and excitement of a young woman forging ahead through sheer force of will. Harrowing and at times funny, her story offers hope that we can find better ways of rising above sexism."-- Provided by publisher
Subject Armstrong, Kate, 1962-
Royal Military College of Canada
Royal Military College of Canada.
Discrimination in the military -- Canada
Sex discrimination in higher education -- Canada
Sexism in higher education -- Canada
Women and the military -- Canada
Women military cadets -- Canada -- Biography
Women soldiers -- Canada -- Biography
Discrimination in the military.
Sex discrimination in higher education.
Sexism in higher education.
Women and the military.
Women military cadets.
Women soldiers.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1459744063 (electronic bk.)
1459744071 (electronic bk.)
9781459744066 (electronic bk.)
9781459744073 (electronic bk.)