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Tom Keneally

Novelist and Non-Fiction Writer, Author of Three Famines: Starvation and Politics
Tom Keneally Thomas Keneally was born in 1935 and his first novel was published in 1964. Since then he has written a considerable number of novels and non-fiction works including, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Schindler’s List, and The People’s Train. His latest non-fiction book was The Australians: Origins to Eureka. He has won the Miles Franklin Award, the Booker Prize, the Los Angeles Times Prize, the Mondello International Prize and has been made a Literary Lion of the New York Public Library, a Fellow of the American Academy, recipient of the University of California gold medal, and is now a 55 cent Australian stamp.