Jake MacDonald is confirmed dead at the age of 70.
Jake was best known as a Canadian author.
RT @nwinstanley: This is heartbreaking. Farewell to a great writer and friend. Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, 70, dea…
RT @anitadaher: I woke this morning to this terrible news. Jake MacDonald, beloved member of our Manitoba writing community, and fr…
RT @TrueQanuck11: 1163) Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, 70, dead after fall in Mexico. h/t @LaurieS64123094
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RT @TrueQanuck11: 1163) Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, 70, dead after fall in Mexico. 1223980914398695426,2020-02-02 14:46:05 +0000,TrueQanuck11,1163) Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald
RT @OutdoorCanadaW: RIP, friend. A tribute to Jake MacDonald.
Sad news. Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, 70, dead after fall in Mexico | CBC News
This is heartbreaking. Farewell to a great writer and friend. Award-winning Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, 70, dea…
RT @OutdoorCanadaW: RIP, friend. A tribute to Jake MacDonald. 1223684853629169664,2020-02-01 19:09:38 +0000,OutdoorCanadaW,RIP
RIP, friend. A tribute to Jake MacDonald.
Jake managed to capture the magic and wonder of the Shield Country in words. Writers who not only detail, but enliv…
RT @OutdoorCanadaW: Famed Winnipeg writer Jake MacDonald, one of our long-time contributors, has died in a tragic accident in Mexico. O…
RT @perej: Jake MacDonald was a lovely writer and a pleasure to work with; here's a piece from @robmagca
RT @cbcbooks: "No one could tell a story like Jake," says longtime friend, writer Margaret Sweatman.
RT @cbcbooks: "No one could tell a story like Jake," says longtime friend, writer Margaret Sweatman.
RT @anitadaher: I woke this morning to this terrible news. Jake MacDonald, beloved member of our Manitoba writing community, and fr…
"No one could tell a story like Jake," says longtime friend, writer Margaret Sweatman.
Jake MacDonald was a lovely writer and a pleasure to work with; here's a piece from @robmagca
Jake MacDonald
Born1949 (age 70–71)
NationalityCanadian
Alma materUniversity of Manitoba
Occupationauthor
Jake MacDonald (born 1949) is a Canadian author. MacDonald has produced eight books and several hundred articles in Canadian magazines.
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, MacDonald is an alumnus of St. Paul's High School, Winnipeg, Class of 1967. MacDonald received a BA in English from the University of Manitoba in 1971. After graduation, MacDonald was a carpenter and fishing guide before becoming a full-time writer.
Over twenty-five years he has produced eight books of both fiction and non-fiction and several hundred stories for many of Canada's leading publications, including The Globe and Mail, Outdoor Canada, Canadian Geographic, Maclean's, Cottage Life, Canadian Business and The Walrus. Some of his books have been recognized with national awards; the memoir Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in Shield Country won three awards across the country, including the Pearson Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction in 2002.
Works
Indian River - 1981
The Bridge Out of Town - 1986
Two Tickets to Paradise - 1990
Raised by the River - 1992
Juliana and the Medicine Fish - 1997
The Lake: An Illustrated History of Manitobans' Cottage Country - 2001
Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in Shield Country - 2002
With the Boys: Field Notes on Being a Guy - 2005
Grizzlyville: Adventures in Bear Country - 2009
Casting Quiet Waters: Reflections on Life and Fishing (edited) - 2014
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