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Catherine Wismer

Catherine Wismer

Photo: Michael Manley

The result of a night spent in post-war London by a Canadian naval officer and his bride. Brought over on a banana boat, born in Waterloo and raised in Oakville, Ontario. A graduate from the University of Western Ontario,found work as a photojournalist on the staff of Toronto Life and Maclean's. Freelance broadcaster /writer and a mother, married with one child.

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Come See My Garden. Toronto: Martlet, 1969.
Faces of the Old North. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1974.
Sweethearts: The Builders, the Mob, and the Men. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1980.
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