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  • ISBN 1550135716
  • ISBN13 978-1550135718
  • Language English
  • Author Eric Wright
  • Publisher Key Porter Books (1994)
  • Pages 233
  • Formats rtf doc lrf lrf
  • Category No category
  • Size ePub 1290 kb
  • Size Fb2 1858 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
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When William Moodie takes a job teaching at the Van Horne Institute of Technological Education, the Young Englishman becomes an unwitting player in the frequently hilarious byzantine snakes and ladders games played in Canadian academia. Then, at the pinnacle of his administrative career, Moodie suddenly finds himself both unemployed and stranded in Canada. On the advice of a Canadian who, of course, has never been there, he sets out to discover the "real" Canada. Like his namesake Susanna, 140 years ago, William gets much more than his fair share of "Roughing It In The Bush." He finds himself somewhere North of Winnipeg, acting as a fishing guide to American tourists. When the bush plane in which he is a passenger, crashes in a remote area, Moodie finds himself once again stranded and face to face with a Canadian wilderness he never bargained for.

Moodie’s Tale (1994) follows the adventurous career of a young Cambridge graduate with an . from Simcoe University. It has been said that "it would not be all that surprisin. f Moodie’s Tale became an underground handbook for anyone contemplating-or currently enmeshed in – an academic career". On October 9, 2015, Wright died of kidney cancer at the age of 8. .

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Eric Wright was born in London, England and immigrated to Canada in 1951

Eric Wright was born in London, England and immigrated to Canada in 1951. He is the award-winning author of seventeen crime novels, including his first novel, The Night the Gods Smiled, which won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel, the Crime Writer's Association's John Creasey Award, and the City of Toronto Book Award. His memoir, Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man, about growing up poor Eric Wright was born in London, England and immigrated to Canada in 1951.

When William Moodie takes a job teaching at the Van Horne Institute of Technological Education, the Young Englishman becomes an unwitting player in the frequently hilarious byzantine snakes and ladders games played in Canadian academia. Then, at the pinnacle of his administrative career, Moodie suddenly finds himself both unemployed and stranded in Canada.

Eric Wright is best-known and read for his Charlie Salter Mysteries, which have been published in Canada, the . He has also published one Mel Pickett mystery, Buried in Stone, as well as a comic novel, Moodie's Tale. Most recently, he was nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for his memoir, Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man. Eric lives and writes in Toronto.

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1994) A novel by Eric Wright. When William Moodie takes a job teaching at the Van Horne Institute of Technological Education, the Young Englishman becomes an unwitting player in the frequently hilarious byzantine snakes and ladders games played in Canadian academia. On the advice of a Canadian who, of course, has never been there, he sets out to discover the "real" Canada