Peter Carey
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Peter Carey

Peter Carey is the multi-award-winning author of thirteen novels, plus two highly acclaimed collections of short stories and a memoir, Wrong About Japan. His books have won or been short-listed for every major literary award in Australia. He has won the Booker Prize twice - in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang and in 1988 for Oscar And Lucinda. In 1998 he won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Jack Maggs, and again in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang. He has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times (for BlissOscar and Lucinda and Jack Maggs)Born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Peter Carey now lives in New York. 

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Peter Carey's New Novel 'A Long Way From Home' Tackles What It Means to be Australian

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5 December 2017

Peter Carey's New Novel 'A Long Way From Home' Tackles What It Means to be Australian