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Margaret Laurence (III) (1926–1987)

Margaret Laurence was born on July 18, 1926 in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada as Margaret Wemyss. She was a writer, known for Rachel, Rachel (1968), The Stone Angel (2007) and The Diviners (1993). She was married to John F. Laurence. She died on January 5, 1987 in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 2007 The Stone Angel (novel)
 1993 The Diviners (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 Mask of the Bear (TV Movie) (based on a short story by)
 1985 To Set Our House in Order (Short) (story)
 1981 The Olden Days Coat (Short) (book)
 1978 Stacey (TV Movie) (novel "The Fire-Dwellers")
 1968 Rachel, Rachel (novel "A Jest of God")
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 1993 View from the Typewriter
 1985 Speaking Our Peace (Documentary)
 1979 Margaret Laurence, First Lady of Manawaka (Documentary)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: The Novelist (Short documentary)
 1978 Our Kinda Talk: An Introduction to Margaret Laurence (Documentary short)

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Other Works:

Compilation: "Long Drums and Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists 1952-1966 See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | See more »

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She was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on December 17, 1971 for her services to Canadian Literature. See more »

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