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(1922-2010) Canadian author and librettist who in prose concentrated on nonfiction regional studies of British Columbia, where he was born and died. Of his novels The Twelfth Mile (1972), about an Arctic disaster, is marginal; of direct sf interest is Spoil (1975), a Near Future tale in which drilling for oil in the Arctic causes a profound Ecological Disaster when a rig blows and crude oil flows into the ocean. [JC]
born Penticton, British Columbia: 9 February 1922
died North Vancouver, British Columbia: 17 February 2010
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 18:09 pm on 7 July 2022.