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Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has since published thirty-three novels, most recently Crimes of the FatherNapoleon’s Last IslandShame and the Captives and the New York Times bestselling The Daughters of Mars. He is also the author of Schindler’s List, which won the Booker Prize in 1982, The Chant of Jimmie BlacksmithGossip from the Forest, and Confederates, all of which were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He has also written several works of nonfiction, including his boyhood memoir Homebush BoyThe Commonwealth of Thieves and Searching for Schindler. He is married with two daughters and lives in Sydney, Australia.