Farley: The Life of Farley Mowat
Exuberant, mercurial, melancholic, gregarious and generous—Farley Mowat, one of our most beloved writers, is brought to life in this remarkable biography
Bestselling author James King has created a masterful and intimate portrait of this many-layered man: his failed relationships, his wanderlust, his compassion for the underdog, his lasting marriage to his second wife, Claire. At the heart of this story is Farley’s intense love-hate relationship with his father, a framework, as King points out, for the writer’s successes—and failures.
Granted unprecedented access to Farley’s large circle of family, friends, colleagues—and even a few enemies—King has succeeded in creating a literary biography that entertains, illuminates and captures perfectly the elusive spirit of Canada’s most successful writer.
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