Charlotte Gray


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in Shefield, England, The United Kingdom
January 03, 1948

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Charlotte Gray is one of Canada’s best-known writers, and author of eight acclaimed books of literary non-fiction. Born in Sheffield, England, and educated at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, she began her writing career in England as a magazine editor and newspaper columnist. After coming to Canada in 1979, she worked as a political commentator, book reviewer and magazine columnist before she turned to biography and popular history.

Charlotte's most recent book is Gold Diggers, Striking It Rich in the Klondike. In 2008, Charlotte published Nellie McClung, a short biography of Canada’s leading women’s rights activist in the Penguin Series, Extraordinary Canadians. Her 2006 bestseller, Reluctant Genius: The Passionate
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Mrs. King: The Life & Times...

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The Museum Called Canada: 2...

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Canada: A Portrait in Lette...

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“You can kid the world, but not your sister.”
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“After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference.”
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“Children and mothers never truly part--Bound in the beating of each other's hearts.”
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