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Craven, Margaret

Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1980 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Writers


1901 - Margaret Craven, born on the 13th of March in Helena, Montana. She was an American author.

1930 - She was writing short stories that she sold to a number of national magazines.

1960 - Wrote about the plight of the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) First Nations people of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

1967 - Her novel I Heard the Owl Call My Name which told of a young vicar who learns about the meaning of life when he is sent to an aboriginal parish in British Columbia, first published in Canada.

1973 - Released to wide acclaim, I Heard the Owl Call My Name reached No.1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

1980 - Died on the 19th of July.


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