James FitzGerald (writer)

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James FitzGerald is a Canadian writer, who won the 2010 Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize for his book What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past.[1]

The book explores the career and eventual suicide of FitzGerald's grandfather, prominent Canadian physician John G. FitzGerald.[2] He had previously won a National Magazine Award for "Sins of the Fathers", a 2002 article in Toronto Life which was expanded into What Disturbs Our Blood.

FitzGerald previously published Old Boys: The Powerful Legacy of Upper Canada College in 1994.


  1. ^ "Emma Donoghue wins Writers' Trust prize for Room". cbc.ca, November 2, 2010.
  2. ^ Turbulent family history fascinating, maddening by Duncan McMonagle at the Winnipeg Free Press, May 15, 2010, retrieved May 29, 2010

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