Purdy, Al, 1918-2000

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Purdy, Al, 1918-2000

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1918-2000

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Born near Wooler, Ontario, Alfred Purdy moved to Trenton, Ontario in 1920. He left high school and then worked at various occupations: in a factory, in the RCAF (1940-1945), as a store clerk, at Simon Fraser University as a visiting professor and at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a creative writing teacher (1971-1973). In 1940 Purdy published his first book, The Enchanted Echo. Purdy has also published short stories and fifteen plays and has produced radio and television programs for the CBC.

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Grier, Eldon, 1917-2001 (1917-2001)

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