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Wright, Richard B. (Richard Bruce), 1937-2017


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  • Fuller Name

    • Richard Bruce
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Wright, Richard Bruce, 1937-
  • Sources

    • found: His Andrew Tolliver, ©1965.
    • found: His Tourists, 1984: CIP t.p. (Richard B. Wright)
    • found: His One John A. too many, 1986, ©1984: CIP t.p. (Richard Wright)
    • found: Clara Callan, ©2001: t.p. (Richard B. Wright)
    • found: Mr. Shakespeare's bastard, ©2010: t.p. (Richard B. Wright)
    • found: LC database, May 10, 2017 (hdg.: Wright, Richard Bruce, 1937- ; usage: Richard B. Wright, Richard Wright)
    • found: The globe and mail, 14 February 2017, online, viewed 30 March 2017 (Richard Wright, a master of diverse writing styles who investigated the unfolding mystery of human character, suffered a massive stroke at a retirement home in St. Catharines, Ont., and died on Feb. 7 in hospital; born Richard Bruce Wright on March 4, 1937, in Midland, Ont.; studied radio and television arts at the Ryerson Institute of Technology, graduating in 1959; worked as an editor at Macmillan Company of Canada and as a sales manager at Oxford University Press; took an English degree at Trent University; taught at Ridley College from 1976 to 2001; named a member of the Order of Canada in 2007; wrote 13 novels)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 30 March 2017 (Richard B. Wright, C.M., B.A., D.Litt.; St. Catharines, Ontario; Member of the Order of Canada, awarded on October 25, 2007, invested on December 12, 2008; Richard Wright is one of our nation's most highly regarded writers of fiction. A thoughtful storyteller, he has engaged his readers with tales of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. His novels are renowned for featuring contemporary Canadian characters who reflect our own experiences and struggles with love, friendship and loss. Canadian literature has been enriched by his work, notably with his novel Clara Callan, which won both the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction; deceased on February 9, 2017)
    • found: Amicus database, 20 March 2017 (authorized access point (0101D1959): Wright, Richard B., 1937- ; variant access point: Wright, Richard Bruce, 1937- )
  • LC Classification

    • PR9199.3.W7
    • PS8595R6
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-05-29: new
    • 2017-10-27: revised
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