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  1. Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' authorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  2. Author of The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough, dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Before Twilight, before Fifty Shades of Grey, there was.... the dubious mess that was/is The Thorn Birds. The OG of messy, and I do mean romantic bestsellers, Colleen McCollough passed away on Thursday in hospital on Norfolk Island.

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  3. Overweight? Newspaper mocked for sexist obit of 'Thorn Birds' authorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  4. Remembering 'Thorn Birds' Author Colleen McCulloughRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    Colleen McCullough at home on Australia's remote Norfolk Island in 1990 - she told an interviewer she moved there to escape her difficult family. Australian writer Colleen McCullough died Thursday; she was 77 years old.

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  5. Colleen McCullough | 'Thorn Birds' author, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Colleen McCullough, 77, author of the bestselling novel The Thorn Birds , died Thursday. She had suffered from ill health in recent years and died in a hospital on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.

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  6. Australian paper mocked for obit of a The Thorn Birdsa authorRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  7. Weekly scorecardRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journalgazette.net

    ... became an international best seller and a blockbuster TV miniseries. McCullough, 77, died on Thursday on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, where she lived for more than 30 years. "We're weighing emotional harm versus physical harm. To me, if I've ...

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  8. Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  9. Sexist Obituary Of Acclaimed Novelist Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    ... Bittersweet , in 2013. She was still working on a sequel when she died yesterday, at age 77, in a hospital on Norfolk Island. But if you read her obituary in the Australian Photograph you will learn other, definitely more important facts about her ...

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  10. 'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CJAD

    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.

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  11. Excellent research and wonderful charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... fo years ago and had been very unwell for a number of years," Mr Brownridge said. "My wife and I visited Norfolk Island where she lived four or five years ago and the locals were saying she was very unwell. The Thorn Birds, a romantic Australian ...

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  12. The Australian slammed for 'sexist' Colleen McCullough obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... the best selling author of The Thorn Birds, passed away on Thursday at the age of 77 in a hospital on Norfolk Island after suffering a series of small strokes By late afternoon, thousands of people had joined in to complain about the piece as the ...

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  13. High price paid for starting revenge fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hereford Times

    ... to see foreign soil as he died of fever 64 days into a cramped 132-day journey around the Cape. On docking at Norfolk Island, a notorious convict colony 800 miles east of Australia, the convicts disembarked to wash in the sea, but were set upon by ...

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  14. Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    Internationally acclaimed Australian author, Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, died on Thursday aged 77. The best-selling writer passed away in hospital on Norfolk Island, which lies in the remote waters off Australia's eastern coast, her publisher said in a statement. HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said McCullough had overcome a string of health and eyesight problems to continue writing through dictation.

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  15. 'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dead aged 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Raw Story

    Tributes for renowned Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose romantic saga "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies, have poured from the publishing world to politics following her death at the age of 77 Tributes for renowned Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose romantic saga "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies, poured in Friday from the publishing world to politics following her death at the age of 77. The best-selling writer, known for her wit and warmth, passed away in hospital on the remote Pacific outcrop of Norfolk Island where she lived for most of the last four decades, after suffering a series of small strokes.

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  16. Bestselling author, researcher and medical pioneer's obituary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Metro UK News

    ... mmoned the courage to leave the house and do things.' #myozobituary She died Thursday in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said in a statement.

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  17. Anger as obituary labels author plain, overweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    There has been widespread criticism of The Australian newspaper, after it printed an obituary for internationally acclaimed author Colleen McCullough that described her as "plain of feature" and "overweight". McCullough, whose novel 'The Thorn Birds' sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, died yesterday at the age of 77. The best-selling writer passed away in hospital on Norfolk Island, which lies in the remote waters off Australia's eastern coast.

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  18. She penned the 'Thorn Birds;' Colleen McCullough dead at 77Read the original story

    Friday | GantDaily.com

    "It is with great sadnessthat the iconic and much-loved author, Colleen McCullough, passed away on Thursday in hospital on Norfolk Island, aged 77," publisher Harper Collins Books Australia posted on Facebook. Her 1977 novel The Thorn Birds, which sold 30 million copies worldwide, was made in to a TV miniseries in 1983, starring Richard Chamberlain, Barbara Stanwyck, Jean Simmons and Christopher Plummer among others.

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  19. Colleen McCullough 'plain of feature'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    An obituary for bestselling Australian author Colleen McCullough has raised some chatter on Twitter for its focus on the late writer's physicality. McCullough died in hospital on Norfolk Island this week , aged 77. "Plain of feature, and certainly overweight, she was nevertheless a woman of wit and warmth," the obituary in The Australian, Australia's biggest selling national newspaper, reads.

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  20. 'Thorn Birds' Author Colleen McCullough DiesRead the original story

    Thursday | Drudge Retort

    Colleen McCullough, a former neurophysiological researcher at Yale who, deciding to write novels in her spare time, produced The Thorn Birds , a multigenerational Australian romance that became an international best seller and inspired a hugely popular television mini-series, died on Thursday on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, where she had made her home for more than 30 years.

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