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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
Hero, adulterer, bon vivant, murderer and rogue, Dan Sickles led the kind of existence that was indeed stranger than fiction. Throughout his life he exhibited the kind of exuberant charm and lack of scruple that wins friends, seduces women, and gets people killed. In American Scoundrel Thomas Keneally, the acclaimed author of Schindler?s List ,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 25.00
Thomas Keneally?s literary achievements have been inspired by some of history?s most intriguing events and characters, but in a rare reversal of time his brilliantly imagined new novel takes us into a near future that uncannily is all too familiar. In a detention camp where he is neither granted asylum nor readied to be sent back to his native land,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
In this spirited history of the remarkable first four years of the convict settlement of Australia, Thomas Keneally offers us a human view of a fascinating piece of history. Combining the authority of a renowned historian with a brilliant narrative flair, Keneally gives us an inside view of this unprecedented experiment from the perspective of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 25.00
This is the captivating story behind Schindler?s List , the Booker Prize?winning book and the Academy Award?winning Spielberg film. Keneally tells the tale of the unlikely encounter that propelled him to write about Oskar Schindler and of the impact of his extraordinary account on people around the world. Thomas Keneally met Leopold ?Poldek? Pfefferberg,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.95
"Thomas Keneally recounts history with the uncanny skill of a great novelist whose only interest is to lay bare the human heart in all its hope and pain. As he was able to do in Schindler's List, he shows us in The Great Shame a people despised and rejected to the point of death, who in the face of all their sorrows manage to keep their souls.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.00
Fleeing to Australia to escape the repressive life of British-controlled Ireland, Tim Shea is alarmed by his new home's equally stifling social order and its inclination towards prejudice. By the author of Schindler's List. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 1.81
Austin North sees himself as a fine English teacher in his local high school. His students respect him, and he finds personal fulfillment in teaching them the power of poetry to move and inspire. However, Austin's self-perceptions are upset by his infatuation with a young Sudanese girl, a recent immigrant to Australia. When Austin realises that... more...
- Atria Books 2013; US$ 16.00
From the acclaimed author of Schindler?s List , the epic, unforgettable story of two sisters from Australia, both trained nurses, whose lives are transformed by the cataclysm of the first World War. From the acclaimed author of Schindler?s List comes the epic, unforgettable story of two sisters whose lives are transformed by the cataclysm of... more...