Merle Shain

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Merle Shain (1935–1989)[1] was a Canadian author and journalist.

Shain was born in Toronto, and graduated from the University of Toronto, with a BA (1957) and BSW (1959).[1]

As a journalist, Shain worked as a feature writer for the Toronto Telegram, as an associate editor of the magazine Chatelaine, and as a columnist for the Toronto Sun. Shain also worked as a television presenter, hosting the CTV news program W5. For four years, she was a member of the board of the National Film Board of Canada.[1]

Her books included Some Men Are More Perfect Than Others, When Lovers Are Friends, Hearts That We Broke Long Ago, and Courage My Love.


  1. ^ a b c Merle Shain fonds at York University Archives and Special Collections

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