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Shelley Wood: The Dionne Quintuplets


Wed Apr 17, 2019
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
60 mins


Deer Park
Program Room - 2nd Floor

Shelley Wood is a writer, journalist, and editor. She appears to discuss her debut novel, The Quintland Sisters, which tells the story of the Dionne Quintuplets. Hear Wood talk about the fascinating story of the world's first identical quintuplets to survive birth, told from the perspective of a midwife in training who helps bring them into the world. Wood's fictionalization of this historical event is well-researched and full of heart.

In conversation with Martha Baillie, Canadian poet and novelist.

This event is part of the eh List series at the TPL, where we present conversations on Canadian literature and culture with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices.

This event is free, and no registration is required to attend.


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