(James) Sinclair Ross Biography

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Sinclair Ross is best known for his prairie fiction. His first novel, As For Me and My House (1941), and his most recent, Sawbones Memorial (1974), along with his short stories are his most memorable works.

James Sinclair Ross was born on 22 January 1908, to Peter and Catherine Foster Fraser Ross on a homestead in northern Saskatchewan, twenty-five miles from Prince Albert. After completing high school in 1924, he began working for the Union Bank of Canada (later taken over by the Royal Bank of Canada) at Abbey, Saskatchewan. In 1928 he was transferred to Lancer and in 1929 to Arcola, both in Saskatchewan. In 1933 he moved to Winnipeg. Ross's first published story. "No Other Way," appeared in Nash's Pall-Mall (October 1934) after winning third prize in the magazine's short-story competition for previously unpublished writers. From 1934 to 1941, when he joined the Canadian army, Ross published several short stories, almost all of them in Queen's...

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