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Charlotte Gray

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Birth: Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK. Education: Oxford University, LSE. Arrived in Canada, 1979. Magazine writer: 1979-1995. Ottawa editor, Saturday Night Magazine, 1986-1992. Since 1997, author of 11 books of biography and non-fiction. Married with 3 sons. Lives in Ottawa.

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Publications

Flint & Feather: The Life and Times of Pauline Johnson. HarperCollins, 2002.
House Guests: The Grange 1817 to Today. Art Gallery of Ontario, 2001.
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Trail. Viking, 1999.
Mrs. King: The Life & Times of Isabel Mackenzie King. Viking, 1997.
Canada, A Portrait in Letters 1800-2000. Doubleday Canada, 2003
The Museum Called Canada. Random House, 2004
Reluctant Genius, The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell. HarperCollins Canada, 2006
Nellie McLung. Penguin, 2008
Gold Diggers; Striking It Rich on the Klondike. HarperCollins Canada, 20010
The Massey Murder. HarperCollins Canada, 2013
The Promise of Canada. Simon & Schuster, 2016
Murdered Midas. HarperCollins Canada, 2019

Awards

Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for Mrs. King: The Life & Times of Isabel Mackenzie King.
Canadian Authors' /Birks Foundation Award for Biography for Mrs. King: The Life & Times of Isabel Mackenzie King.
Shortlisted, Governor-General's Award for Non-Fiction for Mrs. King: The Life & Times of Isabel Mackenzie King.
Canadian Booksellers Award for Non-fiction for Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Trail.
Drummer General's Award for Non Fiction for Flint & Feather, 2002
University of British Columbia Biography Medal for Flint & Feather, 2002
Pierre Berton Award for Popularizing Canadian History for Flint & Feather, 2002
Canadian Authors Association Lela Common Award for History for The Museum Called Canada, 2004
Ottawa Non-fiction Award for The Promise of Canada, 2016
Ottawa Non-fiction for Reluctant Genius, 2010
City of Toronto Book Prize for 2013, The Massey Murder
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

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