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The rainproof invention: or, Some tangled threads

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Title:The rainproof invention: or, Some tangled threads
Author:
Weaver, Emily Poynton   
(4 of 5 for author by title)
The Story of the Counties of Ontario
Old Quebec, The city of Champlain
Published:   1896
Publisher:Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society
Tags:adventure, fiction, inspirational
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Pages:151 Info

Author Bio for Weaver, Emily Poynton

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Emily Poynton Weaver (1865-1943) was a Canadian writer. She was born in Manchester, England and emigrated to Canada with her family as a teenager. Initially living in Waterloo, Ontario, they later moved to Toronto. During her early adulthood, she began to write short stories and historical essays for the magazine trade. She was a prolific writer completing several novels and non-fiction works for history and textbooks. Her primary support came through journalism, notably the Globe newspaper in Toronto (precursor to the Globe & Mail). Many of Weaver's books were published by church-based companies which reflected the high moral tone of her fiction. Her novel My Lady Nell won a prize in 1890 from the Congregationalist Society of Boston. She also wrote books for children which were illustrated by her sister, Anne Elizabeth Weaver. (Canada's Early Women Writers)

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