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Sue Williams


Sue Williams is the author of Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest, a biography of Melbourne icon and national treasure Father Bob Maguire. An award-winning journalist, Sue was born in England, and worked in print and television in the UK and New Zealand.

Sue’s othr books include the bestselling Women of the Outback, Outback Spirit and Getting There. And Then the Darkness, about the disappearance of British backpacker Peter Falconio, was shortlisted for the Golden Dagger Award in the UK for the true crime book of the year, and the Ned Kelly Awards in Australia.

Sue spent many years travelling around the world before falling in love with Australia in 1989. Since settling here, she has written for many of Australia’s leading newspapers and magazines. Sue lives in Sydney with her partner.

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