W.H. Canaway

Novelist, Award Winner

1925 – 1988

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Who was W.H. Canaway?

William Hamilton Canaway, known as W.H. Canaway, also known as Bill Canaway, was the author of novels that combined adventure with natural history and a love of the outdoors. He was born in 1925 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England, UK, and died on May 22, 1988 in Derbyshire, England, UK.

Canaway's 1961 novel Sammy Going South was made into an adventure film in 1963.

As Bill Canaway, he co-wrote the screenplay for the 1965 film version of Len Deighton's The IPCRESS File.

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Born
1925
Altrincham
Also known as
  • William Hamilton Canaway
  • Bill Canaway
Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
1988
Derbyshire

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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