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Mavis Gallant (1922–2014)

Mavis Gallant was born on August 11, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Mavis Leslie Young. She was a writer, known for Drága kisfiam (1978), Telescope (1963) and Apostrophes (1975). She was married to John Gallant. She died on February 18, 2014 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 91) in Paris, France

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Telescope Herself
Apostrophes Herself


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 1978 Drága kisfiam (novel)
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 2006 Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Contact, l'encyclopédie de la création (TV Series documentary)
- Mavis Gallant (2006) ... Herself
 1988 Apostrophes (TV Series)
- Apostrophes internationales (1988) ... Herself
 1965 Telescope (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 5 February 1965 (1965) ... Herself

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On mothering: No people are as ever divided as those of the same blood.


She attended 17 schools during her childhood, often as the only anglophone among a francophone student body. See more »

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