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Gilbert Reid

Gilbert Reid, television and radio writer, fluent in French and Italian, worked for 30 years in Europe. His fiction, praised by Joyce Carol Oates and others, covers a vast range - love and war, childhood and decrepitude. Here is his story "I was born in Toronto, Canada, during the Second World War, women in kerchiefs, Rosie the Riveter, rationing, flags, soldiers, big bands, war talk. After the war, we moved, mother, father, and tiny me, to a farm near an itsy-bitsy Ontario village, Kleinburg....See more