Whyte, Jack

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WHYTE, Jack. Canadian (born Scotland), b. 1940. Genres: Science fiction/ Fantasy. Career: Writer. Taught English and French, 1963-68; professional musician, entertainer, performer, 1968-78; wrote for CBC national television; copy chief and creative director for advertising agencies, 1978-80; in corporate communications, 1980-96. Simon Fraser University, part-time teacher. Publications: A DREAM OF EAGLES/CAMULOD CHRONICLES SERIES: The Skystone, 1992; The Singing Sword, 1992; The Eagles' Brood, 1994; The Saxon Shore, 1995; The Sorcerer: Book I, The Fort at River's Bend, 1997; The Sorcerer: Book II, Metamorphosis, 1997; 1999; Uther, 2000. OTHER: Rantin' Rovin' Robin (one-man show based on the life of Robert Burns), 1974; Canada, Our Adopted Land (narrative poem), 1984. Address: c/o Author Mail, Penguin Books of Canada Ltd., 10 Alcorn Ave., Ste. 300, Toronto, ON, Canada M4V 3B2.