Tom Hungerford

Tom Hungerford

Thomas Arthur Guy Hungerford, AM (5 May 1915 – 19 June 2011), popularly known as T. A. G. Hungerford, was an Australian writer, noted for his World War II novel The Ridge and the River, and his short stories that chronicle growing up in South Perth, Western Australia during the Great Depression.

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Tom Hungerford - Prizes and Other Honours
... Hungerford won the Crouch Gold Medal for Literature (1951), the Patricia Hackett Short Story prize (1962), the WA Weekly Literature Prize for Fiction (1964), and the Patrick White Award (2002) ... of Western Australia by the Western Australian Government Michael Crouch,s biography of Hungerford is called Literary Larrikin The T ... Hungerford Award is named for him and is awarded every two years to an unpublished author in Western Australia ...

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