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Barbara Petrie Barbara Petrie i(A24236 works by) (a.k.a. Barbara Louisa Petrie Thwaites; Barbara Louisa Petrie)
Also writes as: Marilyn Bowater ; Hayley Hemlock
Born: Established: 1942
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1963
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Barbara Petrie grew up on a farm at Woodend on the Canterbury Plains of the south island of New Zealand. She attended Woodend Primary School and Rangiora High School (New Zealand), then worked as a reporter for The Press, Christchurch, before moving to Sydney. In the 1970s she helped produce and edit the Vista series of regional literary magazines. Her poems have been broadcast by ABC Radio. A novel, Light Cord, is mentioned by some bibliographers (and appears in a Libraries Australia record with the ISBN 0947333517). No holdings for this text have been traced.

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