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The Bay of Noon

The Bay of Noon( )
Author: Hazzard, Shirley
ISBN:978-0-87216-901-2
Publication Date:Sep 1981
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley
Book Format:Other merchandise
List Price:USD $2.50
Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Hazzard, Shirley (Author)
Shirley Hazzard was born in Sydney, Australia on January 30, 1931. Before becoming an author in the early 1960s, she went to work for the British Combined Intelligence Services in Hong Kong, was an employee of the British High Commissioner's Office in Wellington, New Zealand, and was a technical assistant to under-developed countries for the United Nations.

Her first book, Cliffs of Fall and Other Stories, was published in 1963. Her other books include The Evening of the Holiday, People in Glass Houses, The Bay of Noon, Greene on Capri, Countenance of Truth: The United Nations and the Waldheim Case, Defeat of an Ideal, and The Ancient Shore: Dispatches From Naples written with her husband Francis Steegmuller. She won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1980 for The Transit of Venus and the National Book Award for fiction in 2003 for The Great Fire. She died on December 12, 2016 at the age of 85.

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