WellingtonBooker Prize-winning New Zealand author Carrie Hume dies He was 74 years old. She died Monday at her home in Weymouth, New Zealand. Hume won his first novel, The Bone People, in 1985.
He is the first person from New Zealand to receive the award. Carey was born in 1947. After the death of her father at the age of 11, Kerry dropped out of high school and turned to a job as a tobacco picker. She began writing stories and poetry at the age of 12. The major works are Beat and On the Shadow Side, The Silence Between, Lost Possessions and Strandless.
Content Highlights ;Booker prize winner Keri Ann Ruhi Hulme passed away