Farley Mowat

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Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Belleville, Canada
Death Date
May 6, 2014 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Belleville, Canada
Death Date
May 6, 2014 (92)

About

A Canadian writer and environmentalist, he is best known for such novels as People of the Deer (1952) and Never Cry Wolf (1963). His popular works have been translated into more than fifty languages.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Toronto, where he studied biology. Early in his career, he published a nature newsletter entitled Nature Lore.

Trivia

His short story, Eskimo Spring, won the University of Western Ontario's President's Medal.

Family Life

He was born in Belleville, Ontario. His two marriages--to Francis Thornhill and Claire Wheeler-- produced a total of two sons.

Associated With

He and Edward Abbey are both well-known environmentalists.