Joan Walker, née Sutter, was a Canadian writer. She won two noted Canadian literary awards in the 1950s, the Stephen Leacock Award in 1954 for 'Pardon My Parka' and the Ryerson Fiction Award in 1957 for 'Repent at Leisure'. 'Pardon My Parka' was a humorous memoir of her own experiences adapting to Canadian culture after her marriage, while 'Repent at Leisure' was a novel about a woman trapped in a troubled marriage. Wikipedia*
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Joan Walker has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2012 Forum.