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Lawrence Grodecki

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in Winnipeg, Canada



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Born in Winnipeg and raised on the prairies, Lawrence's first passion was sports, especially baseball and then hockey. In the private hours it was reading, from Treasure Island to biographies on Leonardo da Vinci. This passion for reading eventually helped him endure his trials at various universities - four of them across Canada - culminating in a psychology degree and then an MBA in strategic planning from McGill. He began his career at Reader's Digest, but soon returned to the prairies to run a few gardening catalogs, where among other duties he wrote about tulips, sub-zero roses, and Elephant Ears.

In his debut novel, Dawn at Last, readers delight in the storytelling . . . the tragedies and triumphs, and the timeless aspects of love. How

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Dearly Departing

Over the past few months I’ve begun to enter the next phase of my journey.  For more than a decade I’ve been living with my elderly mother.  For much of that time I did would I could to help her adapt to her progressive dementia.  In early July it was finally time for to move […] Read more of this blog post »
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Lawrence Grodecki Thanks in return Jill.

It's nice to find a place to correspond in private...Twitter will take some getting used constricting in a way.

When I first came across Goodreads I think it was just before I started my novel, but never spent much time on it. I joined an art lovers' group to get a feel for it but the discussion(s) seemed so slow compared to other social media sites.

I've set up an author's page, but after looking at yours I can see mine is quite incomplete...I still haven't figured out a way to get a decent link to my Amazon book page.

I see you are originally from Canada - liking Australia more? Do you get back to Canada much? I'm guessing you must miss the hockey!

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Jill Thanks for your friendship here on Goodreads, Lawrence.

Heather Hello friend!

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