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Caroline De Costa Caroline De Costa i(A118024 works by)
Born: Established: 1947 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Caroline de Costa has been a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to medicine, particularly to Indigenous and migrant women's reproductive health.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Missing Pieces Cheltenham : Wild Dingo Press , 2018 14754237 2018 single work novel crime

'Weaving together a story of race, ethnicity, environmental politics and intrigue, Caroline de Costa sets her heroine in the lush rainforest, the sparkling seas and the solitary inland country of North Queensland that she knows so well. The story twists and turns, leaving the reader guessing, then guessing again…'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Double Madness Witchcliffe : Margaret River Press , 2015 8534123 2015 single work novel crime

'Set in Queensland, this debut crime novel Double Madness by Caroline de Costa, takes us into a sordid underbelly of psycho-sexual depravity.

'As local residents and authorities in Far North Queensland assess the damage in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi, a woman's body is found in bizarre circumstances deep in the rainforest.

'Cass Diamond of Cairns CIB is on the team investigating the murder of fashionista Odile Janvier and it's not long before she uncovers a disturbing connection between the victim and the local medical profession.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2016 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2012 highly commended The Fellowship of Australian Writers Victoria Inc. National Literary Awards FAW Jim Hamilton Award
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