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Oct 28, 2014 Nicole rated it really liked it
I had the good fortune to meet the author, Shane Peacock, at a recent library event. He had arrived early and I got to have lunch with him and chat in the empty library. I had just finished reading the Great Farini, and was fascinated by the level of detail Shane had put into it. I was interested in how he had researched the book and how long it had taken him to write (10 years!). He said he became obsessed with learning everything he could about this little know Canadian treasure and ...more
Shane Peacock was born in 1957 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, one of four brothers. He attended school in the northern town of Kapuskasing, before attending university, where he studied history and English literature. A biographer, journalist, and screenwriter, he is also the author of six novels and three plays, and has been nominated for numerous awards including several National Magazine Awards and ...moreMore about Shane Peacock...