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Rosalie Ham Rosalie Ham i(A41551 works by)
Born: Established: Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Rosalie Ham grew up in the Riverina and was working as a rouseabout before deciding to concentrate on her writing. She moved from the Riverina to Melbourne.

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Awards for Works

The Dressmaker 2000 single work novel Dungatar is a small town like any other in the Victorian wheatlands - except that the women dress like Paris models. This is the story of the exotic Tilly, a talented and beautiful misfit, who returns from Europe to Dungatar to nurse her mad old mother. Her reappearance after twenty years is met with suspicion and malice from the eccentric locals until they discover her startling dressmaking skills. Gradually, she wins over the town with her fabulous creations. Then she falls in love and things start to go terribly wrong. (Source: Trove)
2007 nominated Braille Book of the Year Award
2001 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
2000 shortlisted Booksellers Choice Award
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