The Canadian Press

2003-07-17 | OBlT-Shieids

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Author Carol Shields died in July of complications from breast cancer at age 68. Shields wrote the celebrated novels "The Stone Diaries" and "Larry's Party" and won many international awards including a Pulitzer Prize, a National Critics' Circle Prize and the Orange prize. Shields' publisher-editor Anne Collins said the author talked openly about her impending death.

Date: 2003-07-17
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << she talked very frankly and very pragmatically about the fact that she was dying and what she was struggling with it was part of her way of preparing on the people around her I think she because she was always a very outward looking person a person who cared a lot about how everybody around her was feeling the thing about it was that she just refused to be angry about the cancer >>

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