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D. R. MacDonald

D. R. MacDonald

Canadian-American writer, professor
D. R. MacDonald
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Intro Canadian-American writer, professor
Is Writer Novelist Academic Professor Educator
From United States of America Canada
Type Academia Education Literature
Gender male
Birth 1939, Boularderie, Nova Scotia, Canada
Age 82 years
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Biography

D. R. MacDonald is the pen name of David R. MacDonald, a Canadian-American writer who publishes novels and short stories. Born in Boularderie, Nova Scotia and raised in Ohio, he is a professor emeritus of creative writing at Stanford University. He still spend summers at the family homestead in Cape Breton Island, which he purchased in 1971, and his fiction is set in Cape Breton.

His novel Lauchlin of the Bad Heart was a longlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2007.

Works

  • Eyestone (1988, short stories)
  • Cape Breton Road (2001, novel)
    • in German: Die Stra├če nach Cape Breton. Transl. Heidi Zerning. S. Fischer, Francfort 2002
  • All the Men Are Sleeping (2002, short stories)
  • Lauchlin of the Bad Heart (2007, novel)
  • Anna From Away (2012, novel)
  • The Ice Bridge (2013, novel)
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http://www.quillandquire.com/authors/profile.cfm?article_id=8072
https://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-07-29/entertainment/40887901_1_the-ice-bridge-attraction-beauty
https://d-nb.info/gnd/124041957
http://isni.org/isni/0000000073758171
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr88006876
http://data.bibliotheken.nl/id/thes/p20363232X
https://viaf.org/viaf/79491038
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-nr88006876
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