WHISHAW, Lorna




Author Tags: Civil Rights

Born in Riga, Latvia to British parents in the diplomatic corps, Lorna Whishaw grew up in England and came to B.C. in 1947. She has lived in many countries, including South Africa where she worked on behalf of the civil rights movement. She speaks six languages and has published two books of creative non-fiction, As Far as You'll Take Me (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1958) and Mexico Unknown (London ?). With degrees in French, English and Philosophy, she has taught for East Kootenay Community College in Golden and Cranbrook. She lives in Windermere.

[BCBW 1992] "Mexico"