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W.P. Kinsella

William Patrick Kinsella (born May 25, 1935, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a noted novelist who mainly writes about Canada's First Nations and baseball. His most famous work is probably Shoeless Joe, upon which the movie Field of Dreams was based. Before becoming a professional author his jobs included scouting for the Atlanta Braves and being a professor of English at the University of Alberta.


See also: List of Canadian writers