Shirley Hazzard was born in Australia, and in early years traveled the world with her parents due to their diplomatic postings. At sixteen, living in Hong Kong, she was engaged by British Intelligence, where, in 1947-48, she was involved in monitoring the civil war in China. Thereafter, she lived in New Zealand and in Europe; in the United States, where she worked for the United Nations Secretariat in New York; and in Italy. In 1963, she married the writer Francis Steegmuller, who died in 1994.
Ms. Hazzard's novels are "The Evening of the Holiday" (1966), "The Bay of Noon" (1970), "The Transit of Venus" (1981) and "The Great Fire" (2003). She is also the author of two collections of short fiction, "Cliffs of Fall and Other Stories" (1963) and "People in Glass Houses "(1967). Her nonfiction works include "Defeat of an Ideal "(1973), "Countenance of Truth" (1990), and the memoir" Greene on Capri "(2000). She lives in New York, with sojourns in Italy.
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