McCullough, Colleen

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(1937-2015) Working name of Australian writer Colleen McCullough-Robinson, who remains most famous for The Thorn Birds (1977). In A Creed for the Third Millennium (1985), set in a Near Future America ravaged by Climate Change, a charismatic figure (see Messiahs) ambiguously revitalizes a disillusioned world. The Ladies of Missalonghi (1987) is a Young Adult ghost story. [JC]

Colleen McCullough-Robinson

born Wellington, New South Wales: 1 June 1937

died Norfolk Island: 29 January 2015

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