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We remember authors for the stories they tell and the many ways their words can entertain, enlighten and inspire us. The death of a beloved writer can leave us with a collective sense of loss, feelings of nostalgia, the belief that an era has passed. Fortunately for us, we will always have their works. This memorial site was created to honor and remember authors who've touched our lives.
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6/1/1937 - 1/29/2015

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Colleen McCullough

SYDNEY (AP) - Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said in a statement. McCullough had continued producing books despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, Martyn said. "Ever quick-witted and direct, we looked forward...
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