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Frank Hardy

Frank HardyAKA Francis Joseph Hardy

Born: 21-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Southern Cross, Victoria, Australia
Died: 28-Mar-1994
Location of death: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Cremated, Fawkner Memorial Park

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Power Without Glory

Military service: Australian Army (1942-)

Father: Thomas Hardy
Mother: Winifred
Sister: Mary Hardy
Wife: Rosslyn Couper (m. 1940, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Frances
Son: Alan Hardy (television producer)
Daughter: Shirley

    Communist Party Australia (1940-)
    Libel 1950 (criminal charge, regarding Power Without Glory), acquitted
    English Ancestry
    Welsh Ancestry

Author of books:
Power Without Glory (1950, novel)
The Four Legged Lottery (1958)
The Hard Way (1961)
Legends from Benson's Valley (1963)
The Yarns of Billy Borker (1965)
The Unlucky Australians (1968)
Outcasts of Foolgarah (1971)
But the Dead Are Many: A Novel in Fugue Form (1975, novel)

Wrote plays:
Who Was Henry Larsen (1984)
Faces in the Street (1988)

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