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Linda Spalding

Born and raised in Kansas, LINDA SPALDING immigrated to Canada in 1982 from Hawaii. She is the author of The Purchase , winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, and three much earlier novels and two acclaimed works of non-fiction: The Follow , which was shortlisted for The Trillium Book Award and the Pearson Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize; and, most recently, Who Named the Knife . She received the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the Canadian literary community. She...See more