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Alison Gordon


Who is Alison Gordon?

Alison Gordon is a Canadian journalist and mystery novelist. As a Toronto Star reporter first assigned to cover the Toronto Blue Jays in 1979, she was one of Canada's first prominent women sportswriters; at the time, women sportswriters were so rare that her membership card in the Baseball Writers Association of America identified her as "Mr." Alison Gordon because the organization had made no provision for gender-neutral or female-specific cards.

  • written works: "The dead pull hitter", "Foul Balls", "Introduction to Home Economics", "Prairie Hardball"


Alison Gordon: Alison appeared in Saw as Lawrence Gordon's wife. Alison was held hostage with her daughter by Zep Hindle as part of Lawrence's test. When Lawrence failed his test, Zep was meant to kill both Alison and her daughter but interference by Detective Tapp allowed Lawrence's family to escape safely.

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Google previewInvestigating Women (1995)

Female Detectives by Canadian Writers: An Eclectic Sampler by David Skene-Melvin

Charles Gordon, enshrined in Canadian literature as " Ralph Connor," Alison Gordon is a journalist, sportswriter and freelance broadcaster.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

Wright, Medora Sale, William Deverell, Laurence Gough, Alison Gordon, Elisabeth Bowers, David LaingDawson andE.

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