Sinclair Ross

Sinclair Ross was born on a homestead near Shelbrooke in northern Saskatchewan in 1908. He dropped out of school after grade eleven to work in a bank. After working in many small-town banks in Saskatchewan, he transferred to a bank in Winnipeg in 1933. In 1941 he published his first novel, "As For Me and My House," with its evocation of prairie life during the Depression. The prairie is the major setting for his two collections of short fiction, "The Lamp at Noon and Other Stories" and "The...See more