Margaret Laurence

Margaret Laurence

Margaret Laurence was born in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada on July 18th, 1926 and passed away at the age of 60 on January 5th, 1987.

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Margaret Laurence Stats: The highest rated book by Margaret Laurence on Book Notification is A Bird in the House, the 4th novel in the Manawaka Sequence series. The second-highest rated book is The Stone Angel (Manawaka Sequence #1).

The most read book by Margaret Laurence on Book Notification is A Bird in the House, the 4th novel in the Manawaka Sequence series. The second most read book is The Stone Angel (Manawaka Sequence #1).

Below is a complete list of Margaret Laurence books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Margaret Laurence is the Manawaka Sequence Series.

List of Manawaka Sequence Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Margaret Laurence Anthologies in Publication Order

Margaret Laurence: Biography

Margaret Laurence (Jean Margaret Wemyss) was born on July 18th, 1926. Margaret passed away January 5th, 1987 at 60 years old. Margaret Laurence was born in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada . Laurence attended University of Winnipeg where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.

Margaret Laurence (Jean Margaret Wemyss) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 9 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1958 with the novel Happy Families . The most recently released novel was Christmas Birthday Story which was released in 1980.

Margaret Laurence also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 6 books including New Wind in a Dry Land and Long Drums and Cannons.

Margaret was a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada.

Margaret's house in Neepawa has been turned into a museum since her death in 1987.

Margaret's novels A Jest of God and The Diviners won two Governor General's Awards. In 1972 Margaret was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada. The University of Winnipeg named a Women's Studies Centre, and an annual speaker series, in Laurence's honour. At York University in Toronto, one of the undergraduate residence buildings named a floor after her. In 2016, Margaret was named a National Historic Person.

Margaret Laurence: Awards & Accolades

Laurence's book, The Stone Angel was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Audio Drama, in 2005.

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Margaret Laurence: F.A.Q

When was Margaret Laurence Born?

Margaret Laurence was born on July 18th, 1926.

When did Margaret Laurence die?

Margaret Laurence died on January 5th, 1987 at 60 years old.

Where was Margaret Laurence Born?

Margaret Laurence was born in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada .

What was the first book Margaret Laurence wrote?

The first book written by Margaret Laurence was A Tree for Poverty, published in 1954.

What was the most recent book Margaret Laurence wrote?

Her most recently released work was Recognition and Revelation on September 23rd, 2020.

How many books has Margaret Laurence written?

Margaret Laurence has written 23 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 5 books in the Manawaka Sequence Series, 9 Standalone Novels, 3 books in the Collections, 6 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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