Blanche Dalpuget

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Birthday
3, 1944
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Australia

About

The second wife of Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke, she is also an award-winning fiction writer. Her notable works include Turtle Beach; The Young Lion; On Longing; and Winter in Jerusalem.

Before Fame

After briefly attending the University of Sydney, she found work at The Daily Mirror.

Trivia

Her 1981 work, Turtle Beach, won The Age Novel of the Year Award in 1982.

Family Life

She had a son named Louis with her first husband, Tony Pratt.

Associated With

Following a highly publicized affair, she and Bob Hawke married in 1995.