Richard B. Wright

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Richard B. Wright
Born(1937-03-04)March 4, 1937
Midland, Ontario, Canada
DiedFebruary 7, 2017(2017-02-07) (aged 79)
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Notable worksThe Weekend Man, In The Middle Of A Life, Clara Callan, & Mr.Shakespeare's Bastard
SpousePhyllis Cotton

Richard B. Wright, CM, (March 4, 1937 – February 7, 2017) was a Canadian novelist. His break-through 2001 novel was Clara Callan. He won three major literary awards in Canada for Clara Callan: The Giller Prize, the Trillium Book Award, and the Governor General's Award.

Wright died on February 7, 2017 at a hospital in St. Catharines, Ontario from complications of a fall. He was 79 years old.[1]

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  1. Medley, Mark (February 8, 2017). "Canadian novelist Richard B. Wright, author of Clara Callan, dies at 79". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2017-02-08.

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