Russell Wangersky





Russell Wangersky


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New Haven, The United States
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"Raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, .. his father was a professor of oceanography at Dalhousie University and his mother, a marine biologist, ran a tight ship.. Predilection for dangerous .. and explosions" led to "rugby at 16 -- gave it up two broken noses, three cracked ribs and six concussions later" at age 32. At Arcadia University, he was also "a volunteer firefighter in Wolfville.

With "wife Barbara Pratt moved to Toronto" in 1984, back to St John's Newfoundland in 1986, five years reporter at Sunday Express and CBC TV. Two sons later, joined The Telegram daily in 1997, became editor by 2002. Now married to Leslie Vryenhoek, lives and works in St John's.

Average rating: 3.40 · 492 ratings · 110 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Whirl Away

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Walt

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The Glass Harmonica

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Burning Down The House: Fig...

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The Hour of Bad Decisions

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Les Courses

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The Path of Most Resistance

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Three Days

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The Glass Harmonica: A Novel

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Shy: An Anthology

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