Thursday, September 01, 2011

Donald MacKay 1925-2011 RIP

Donald MacKay, the prolific and popular historian of the Maritimes, was twice nominated for Governor-General's Awards in non-fiction for works such as Flight from Famine and People of the Hector.  He took to history book writing after retiring at the age of fifty from a successful career in journalism.  Death notice here.
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