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Allan Levine

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Photo: Lifetouch Canada 2004

Allan Levine was born in Winnipeg and educated at the University of Manitoba and the University of Toronto where he obtained a PhD in Canadian history. He writes both non-fiction as well as historical mysteries. He teaches history at St. John's Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg. He is married with two children.

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Publications

The Devil in Babylon: Fear of Progress and the Birth of Modern Life. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2005.
The Bolshevik’s Revenge: A Sam Klein Mystery. Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications, 2002.
Scattered Among the Peoples: The Jewish Diaspora in Ten Portraits. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2002.
Sins of the Suffragette: A Sam Klein Mystery. Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications, 2000.
Fugitives of the Forest: The Heroic Story of Jewish Resistance and Survival During the Second World War. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1998.
Coming of Age: A History of the Jewish People of Manitoba. Heartland and the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada, 2009
King: William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Life Guided by the Hand of Destiny. Douglas & McIntyre, 2011

Awards

Shortlisted, McNally-Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year and the Isbister Best Non-Fiction Manitoba Book of the Year for Scattered Among the Peoples, 2002.
Winner of the Yad Vashem Prize in Holocaust History, Canadian Jewish Book Awards for Fugitives of the Forest, 1999.
Shortlisted, McNally-Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year for Fugitives of the Forest, 1998.
Shortlisted, Chapters/Books in Canada First novel Award and the Arthur Ellis First Mystery Novel Award. for The Blood Libel, 1997.
Shortlisted, McNally-Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year and the Isbister Best Non-Fiction Manitoba Book of the Year for for The Devil in Babylon, 2005
Winner, McNally-Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year for Coming of Age: A History of the Jewish People of Manitoba, 2010
Winner, Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction for King: William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Life Guided by the Hand of Destiny, 2012

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