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Hal Porter

Hal PorterBorn: 16-Feb-1911
Birthplace: Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Died: 29-Sep-1984
Location of death: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: A Handful of Pennies

Sat out World War II due to a severe traffic accident.

Author of books:
Short Stories (1942, short stories)
The Hexagon (1956, poetry)
A Handful of Pennies (1958, novel)
The Titled Cross (1961, novel)
A Bachelor's Children (1962, short stories)
The Watcher on the Cast-Iron Balcony (1963, memoir)
The Cats of Venice (1965, short stories)
The Paper Chase (1966, memoir)
Elijah's Ravens (1968, poetry)
Mr. Butterfry and Other Tales of New Japan (1970, short stories)
The Right Thing (1971, novel)
Selected Stories (1971, short stories)
Criss-Cross (1973, memoir)
In an Australian Graveyard (1974, poetry)
Fredo Fuss Love Life (1974, short stories)
The Extra (1975, memoir)
The Portable Hal Porter (1978, anthology)
The Clairvoyant Goat (1981, short stories)

Wrote plays:
The Tower (1963)
The Professor (1966)
Eden House (1969)

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