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Gilbert Parker (I) (1862–1932)

Sir Gilbert Parker--the popular Canadian novelist, short-story writer and poet who rose from backwoods obscurity to the seats of the mighty in the British Empire--was born on November 23, 1862, in Camden East, Addington, Ontario, to Royal Army Capt. J. Parker and his wife. After attending school in Ottawa and matriculating at Toronto's Trinity ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Wise Fool
A Wise Fool Writer
Behold My Wife!
The Right of Way
Pierre of the Plains


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 1942 Pierre of the Plains (based on a novel "Pierre and His People: Tales Of The Far North")
 1934 Behold My Wife! (novel "The Translation of a Savage" - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1931 The Right of Way (based on the novel by - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1922 Over the Border (story "She of the Triple Chevron" - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1922 The Lane That Had No Turning (story - adaptation)
 1921 A Wise Fool (adaptation) / (novel "The Money Master")
 1920 Behold My Wife (novel "The Translation of a Savage")
 1920 The Right of Way (novel)
 1919 You Never Know Your Luck (novel - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1918 Heart of the Wilds (story "Jen of the Triple Chevron")
 1918 Wild Youth (novel)
 1918 The World for Sale (novel)
 1917 The Judgement House (novel)
 1915 Jordan Is a Hard Road (novel - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1915 The Right of Way (novel)
 1914 The Seats of the Mighty (novel)
 1914 The Going of the White Swan (Short) (story)
 1914 Pierre of the Plains (novel "Pierre and His People")
 1913 The Rightful Heir (Short) (story - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
 1913 The Translation of a Savage (Short) (story)
 1913 The Priest and the Man (Short) (story "The Going of the White Swan")
 1912 The House with the Tall Porch (Short) (story - as Sir Gilbert Parker)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Right of Way" (filmed as The Right of Way (1920)). See more »

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Sir Gilbert Parker

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American money and American interaction in world affairs, as shown by President Hoover, are priceless assets in the story of the nations....


An unusual event in his political career happened in his first parliamentary term, sometime before Easter, 1905, according to the article "Unghostly apparition" published in 'Whig-Standard Magazine' (no. 9; December 15, 1990). Going about his business during a parliamentary debate, he saw another M.P., Major Sir Carne Rasch, sitting on the bench behind him, but not in his customary seat. Since he... See more »

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