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W. P. Kinsella
|Born||William Patrick Kinsella
May 25, 1935
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Died||September 16, 2016
Hope, British Columbia, Canada
|Alma mater||University of Victoria
University of Iowa
|Subject||Baseball, First Nations|
William Patrick "W. P." Kinsella OC OBC (May 25, 1935 – September 16, 2016) was a Canadian novelist and short story writer. He was known for his novel Shoeless Joe (1982), which was made into the movie Field of Dreams in 1989.
Kinsella died by euthanasia in Hope, British Columbia on September 16, 2016 at the age of 81.
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