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W.P. Kinsella

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of Canadian baseball author William Patrick Kinsella, also known as W.P Kinsella. Describes his early life, education and early fascination with the sport of baseball. Explores some of his more famous baseball fiction bestsellers.
William Patrick Kinsella, also known as W.P Kinsella was born in Edmonton Canada, on May 25th, 1935. While his father, John Kinsella, attended his everyday job as a contractor, his mother, Olive Kinsella, stayed home to be a mother and educate her son. There were not many other children around while Kinsella was growing up so he learned to use his imagination to entertain himself. "I'm just one of those children who woke up at age five just knowing how to read and write." said Kinsella. Throughout William's childhood he was very fond of baseball, even though he could not play well. When Kinsella arrived to his eighth grade class he knew he was born to write. He penned his first baseball story, a murder mystery called Diamond Doom, at age 14. Diamond Doom won him a YMCA contest for short stories. Kinsella wrote over 50 books and stories...

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