Teacher and author;
Born: June 30, 1922; Died: June 19, 2012.
Doris Davidson, who has died aged 89, was a Scottish novelist who only achieved literary success after she became a pensioner.
At one point she was so disheartened she threatened to tear up everything she had ever written. Encouraged by her daughter, she ploughed on in a struggle worthy of one the plots in her popular family sagas.
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