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Topic: Farewell, Colleen McCullough

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Subject: Farewell, Colleen McCullough
Date Posted: 1/29/2015 11:08 AM ET
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Rest in Peace

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Date Posted: 1/29/2015 12:13 PM ET
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Very sad.  She was one of my favorites.

Date Posted: 1/29/2015 4:05 PM ET
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She was one of my favorite authors too.

Date Posted: 1/30/2015 9:32 AM ET
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Agreed. She may not have been my first HF, but I remember the miniseries The Thornbirds well, and my mom reading the book and sharing it with me.....very early into my a, addiction.....

Date Posted: 1/30/2015 10:25 AM ET
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How very sad. She was a great talent and will be missed!!!

Date Posted: 1/30/2015 10:47 PM ET
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I read Thornbirds back in the late 80s, after seeing the mini-series.  I re-read it years later, and it still engaged me to the point of reading all night without realizing I was doing so.