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Mina Samuels

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Mina Samuels is a freelance writer and editor, and in a previous incarnation, a litigation lawyer and human rights advocate. In addition to many ghostwriting projects, her previous books include a novel, The Queen of Cups, a collection of short stories, Crucifixion and Other Fictions and The Think Big Manifesto, co-authored with Michael Port. When she is not writing she might be off doing triathlons, marathons, biking, cross-country skiing, yoga, rock climbing, kayaking, snowshoeing, or hiking in far off places.


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Philip Turner I also loved Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel, but haven't read Ann-Marie MacDonald's books yet.

I have a special fondness for Canadian letters.

Philip


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