Well known Australian author, Frank Moorhouse, dies at 83

Frank Moorhouse was an Australian writer.  He was a Novelist and a screenwriter known for winning major Australian national prizes for the short story, the novel, the essay, and script writing.

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Frank Moorhouse: Cause of Death

On June 26, 2022, Moorhouse, who was 83 years old, passed away in a Sydney hospital.

He passed away that morning at a hospital in Sydney, according to a statement from his publisher, Penguin Random House, on Sunday. However, the public has not yet been informed of his cause of death.

As soon as we learn the specifics of his cause of death from a reliable source, we will update this section.

Frank Moorhouse Age, Family, Early Life

Frank Moorhouse was born in Nowra, New South Wales, Australia On December 21, 1938.  He was 83 years old at the time of his death. He was the youngest of three boys born to Purthanry Thanes Mary Moorhouse, OAM, and Frank Osborne Moorhouse, OAM, both of New Zealand. His mother was a direct ancestor of British convict John Boden Yeates, who was sent to Australia in 1837.

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His father was an agricultural machinery creator who, along with his wife, founded a plant in Nowra to produce equipment for the dairy sector. Frank parents were both prominent members of the neighborhood. Owen and Arthur are his two brothers.

Frank Moorhouse Career, What was his Profession?

He received significant Australian national awards for creating scripts, novels, essays, and short stories. Along with publication in the UK, France, and the US, his works have also been translated into German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Serbian, and Swedish.

The “Edith Trilogy,” a fictional account of the League of Nations, follows the strange, perplexing life of a young woman who enters the world of diplomacy in the 1920s through to her involvement in the newly formed International Atomic Energy Agency after World War II. Dark Palace, Grand Days, and Cold Light together make up the trilogy. Moorhouse is best known for having won the 2001 Miles Franklin Literary Award for it.

Which school and college did he go to?

Moorehouse attended Nowra for his preschool and elementary education, Wollongong Senior Junior Technical High School for his secondary education up to the Intermediate Certificate, and Nowra High School for his Leaving Certificate. He is a graduate of The University Of Queensland.

Frank Moorhouse Net Worth, How much does he earn?

At the time of writing, it is impossible to assess his net worth no information about his earnings has been made public.

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Frank Moorhouse Wife, What about his relationship?

Moorhouse wed Wendy Halloway, a girl he had known since high school, in 1959, however, the couple didn’t have any kids and eventually divorced.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

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