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June Knox-Mawer

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June Knox-Mawer was a British broadcaster who became familiar to Radio 4 listeners as the voice of Woman's Hour in the early '80s and won acclaim as a writer of travelers' tales and romantic novels that drew on the exotic locations she had visited as the wife of a colonial magistrate. Knox-Mawer died of cancer on April 19, 2006.