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Lady Pindling Presents COB President With Copy of New Book
President Hodder accepts an autographed copy of "Marguerite Pindling: A Biography" from Marguerite Lady Pindling. From left are: author of the book Dr. Gail Saunders, a Scholar in Residence at The College of The Bahamas; Marguerite Lady Pindling, widow of former Prime Minister the late Sir Lynden Pindling; and College of The Bahamas President Janyne M. Hodder.
19 March 2010
Marguerite Lady Pindling, the widow of former Prime Minister the late Sir Lynden Pindling, widely regarded as the Father of the Nation, paid a courtesy call on College of The Bahamas President Janyne M. Hodder on Tuesday, March 16th and presented President Hodder with a copy of her new book entitled "Marguerite Pindling: A Biography".
The book, written by expert researcher Dr. Gail Saunders, a Scholar in Residence at The College, chronicles the life and times of Lady Pindling and the role she played in defining political and social change in The Bahamas.
Lady Pindling said, "This book is about a young girl of humble beginnings who lived an ordinary life."
President Hodder thanked Lady Pindling for the book and in a brief discussion explained the phenomenal developments that have occurred at The College over the years.
One of several national institutions developed by Sir Lynden, The College of The Bahamas was officially opened by him in 1974.
In addition to the other local distribution sites, "Marguerite Pindling: A Biography" is sold at the Chapter One bookstore on Thompson Boulevard.
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