Farley Mowat

Canadian, 1921 – 2014

Farley Mowat was a Canadian writer, environmentalist, and activist. After serving in the military and exploring as a field technician in remote areas of Canada, Mowat published his first book, People of the Deer, in 1952. Over the next half-century he published dozens of titles including The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float and The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be (both published by Godine in the United States).