Thursday, January 29, 2015
Colleen McCullough Dies at age 77, Author of Thorn Birds
"She was one of the first Australian writers to succeed on the world stage," HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said.
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The Thorn Birds on Amazon
“In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Freedom has never been easily gained and has often come at high cost throughout history, but one thing I will always know is freedom is worth every fight, and all pain.”
Sara Niles from Torn From the Inside Out, Memoir