"Tom has this extraordinary eye for the little details that turn a biographical note into a living, breathing life-size character." --The Hon. Kevin Rudd MP, Prime Minister of Australia on "Australians"
About the Author
Thomas Keneally won the Booker Prize in 1982 with Schindler's Ark, later made into the Academy Award-winning film Schindler's List by Steven Spielberg. His novels The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith, Gossip from the Forest, and Confederates were all shortlisted for the Booker Prize, while Bring Larks and Heroes and Three Cheers for the Paraclete won the Miles Franklin Award.