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Anna and the King by Margaret Dorothea (Mortenson) Landon

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Published by The John Day company in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Thailand

Subjects:

  • Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1834-1914 -- Homes and haunts -- Thailand.,
  • Mongkut, King of Siam, 1804-1868.,
  • British -- Thailand -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Thailand -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Margaret Landon, illustrated by Margaret Ayer...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS581 .L3 1947
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6512389M
LC Control Number47004076
OCLC/WorldCa1688059

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  "Anna and the King", the version of the story of Anna Leonowens' six years at the Court of Siam, is, like the movie musical and stage musical, both titled "The King and I", based on a novel, "Anna and the King of Siam". Jodie Foster stars in this version of Anna Leonowens. Discount prices on books by Anna King, including titles like Beyond the Picket Fence. Click here for the lowest price.   Anna Leonowens, a proper Englishwoman, was an unlikley candidate to change the course of Siamese (Thai) history. A young widow and mother, her services were engaged in the 's by King Mongkut of Siam to help him communicate with foreign governments and be the tutor to his children and favored concubines/5(7).   Anna Leonowens, a proper Englishwoman, was an unlikley candidate to change the course of Siamese (Thai) history. A young widow and mother, her services were engaged in the 's by King Mongkut of Siam to help him communicate with foreign governments and be the tutor to his children and favored concubines/5(90).

  : Anna and the King of Siam. Book Club Printing, in Jacket.: Very Good Book in Fair jacket. See scans and description. New York: The John Day Company, The relatively scarce Book Club edition of "Anna and the King of Siam", by Margaret Landon. Octavo, russet boards with gilt spine imprinting, pp. (vi + ). A Very Good book with moderate stains at .   Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I first premiered on March 29th, , at Broadway’s St. James Theatre. The source material for the stage musical, Anna and the King of Siam ( novel), was itself based on the real Anna’s highly fictionalized account of her six years at the Court of King Mongkut. The story of Anna Leonowens is one that has been told many times and in many . Anna and the King of Siam is a semi-fictionalized biographical novel by Margaret Landon.. In the early s, Anna Leonowens, a widow with two young children, was invited to Siam (now Thailand) by King Mongkut (Rama IV), who wanted her to teach his children and wives the English language and introduce them to British customs. Her experiences during the five years she spent in the country. The King and I was originally a stage musical, produced in The first film version was produced in and there have been a number of remakes since (there was an earlier film based on the same events, called Anna and the King of Siam, produced in ).The screenplay was based on the book Anna and the King of Siam, written in by Margaret Landon.