|Charles Frederick Bodsworth|
October 11, 1918|
Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada
September 15, 2012 (aged 93)|
Scarborough General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Known for||Writing The Last of the Curlews|
Born in Port Burwell, Ontario, Bodsworth worked as a journalist for the St. Thomas Times-Journal, The Toronto Star, and Maclean's, where he also served as assistant editor. From 1964 to 1967, he was president of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists. Bodsworth received the Matt Cohen Prize in 2002 for his writing. He died at Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto.
Bodsworth was predeceased by his wife Margaret Banner.
The Port Burwell branch of the Elgin County Library was renamed in his honour in 2005.
- The Last of the Curlews (1955) ISBN 0-7710-9874-X, ISBN 1-887178-25-2
- The Strange One (1959)
- The Atonement of Ashley Morden (1964)
- The Sparrow's Fall (1967)
- Pacific Coast (1970)
- "Fred BODSWORTH Obituary: View Fred BODSWORTH's Obituary by Toronto Star". Legacy.com. 2012-09-15. Retrieved 2012-09-19.
- "Fred Bodsworth wrote Last of the Curlews". St. Thomas Times-Journal. September 21, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
- "Obituary: Fred Bodsworth, author of Last of the Curlews, 93". Toronto Star. September 21, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
- "Fred Bodsworth". McClelland. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
- "Matt Cohen Award". Writers' Trust of Canada. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
- Works by Fred Bodsworth at Open Library
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