The Canadian Press

2016-09-16 | ENT-Obit-WP-Kinsella

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W.P. Kinsella, the BC-based author of ''Shoeless Joe'' -- the award-winning novel that became the smash hit film ''Field of Dreams'' -- died at 81.

Date: 2016-09-16
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Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 38 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << his biographer Willie Steele says Kinsella wished he'd written shoeless Joe later so people would have read some of his earlier writings first in nineteen eighty two novel about a farmer who hears a voice telling him to build a baseball field was made into the movie starring Kevin Costner Kinsella published almost thirty books of fiction non fiction and poetry and was a winner of the order of Canada and the order of British Columbia his literary agency confirms he had a doctor assisted death in hope BC he requested no memorial service be held Gerry Smith the Canadian press >>

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