Thea Astley



Age: 78


Summary: Australian award-winning author whose books often chronicled life in small Outback towns and won Australia's most prestigious literary prize, including the Miles Franklin Award four times for her books The Well-Dressed Explorer, The Slow Natives, The Acolyte, and Drylands.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: August 25, 1925


Died: August 17, 2004


Location: Sydney, Australia