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Title:
The world of Farley Mowat : a selection from his works
Author:
Mowat, Farley.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
xiv, 338 pages : map (on lining papers) ; 24 cm
General Note:
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780316586894
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Farley Mowat's nearly forty books have sold millions of copies & have been published in more than twenty languages. His books include "Never Cry Wolf", "Sea of Slaughter", "The Farfarers", "People of the Deer", "The Dog Who Wouldn't Be", "The Desperate People", & "Ordeal by Ice".

(Publisher Provided) He is one of Canada's most popular & distinguished writers. Through the past five decades he has recorded his experiences in several highly successful books for both adults & children. He has received scores of literary awards & his works have been translated into more than 30 languages.

(Publisher Provided) Farley Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada on May 12, 1921. During World War II, he fought in the Allied invasion of Sicily. He was discharged in 1945 with the rank of Captain. He studied at the University of Toronto.

Farley was an author, activist, and environmentalist. He wrote more than 40 books during his lifetime including both novels and non-fiction works. His books include Never Cry Wolf, My Father's Son, Otherwise, and Eastern Passage. He received several awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal in 1956, the Governor General's Award for Lost in the Barrens in 1956, the Leacock Medal for Humour for The Boat Who Wouldn't Float in 1970, and the Order of Canada in 1981. He died on May 6, 2014 at the age of 92.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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