MacDonald, Ann-Marie

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Name
MacDonald, Ann-Marie Gender: F
born on 29 October 1958 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Baden-Baden, Germany, 48n46, 8e14
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 05°31' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 25°07 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 00°47'



Biography

Canadian author, playwright, and actor living in Toronto.

Her play, "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) won the Governor General's Award for Drama, the Chalmers Award for Outstanding Play and the Canadian Author's Association Award for Drama. She won a Gemini Award for her role in the film, "Where the Spirit Lives" and was nominated for a Genie for her role in "I've heard the Mermaids Singing."

Her first book, "Fall On Your Knees" is the winner of the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Fiction, the CAA Harlequin Literary Award for Fiction and the Dartmouth Award. It was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, the Trillium Award, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel, and Britain's Orange Prize for Best Novel by a Woman Writer.

On January 24, 2002, Oprah Winfrey announced the choice of "Fall on Your Knees" as the latest book club selection, and MacDonald appeared on the Oprah show. Her second novel, "The Way the Crow Flies" was released in 2003; it earned her $1 million advance from the publisher.

She and her partner adopted a child in 2002.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Family : Adopted a child 2002
  • Work : Gain social status 24 January 2002 (Oprah Winfrey announced "Fall on Your Knees" as the Oprah Book Club selection)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released February 2002 (published "Fall on Your Knees")
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released September 2003 (published "The Way The Crow Flies")
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Source Notes

Sylvia Jean Smith quotes author's note obtained at a book-signing giving "noonish" as the time.

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (several awards for books and plays)

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