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Thomas Keneally
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  • About this Author
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Thomas Keneally has won international acclaim for his novels Schindler’s List (the basis for the movie and winner of the Booker Prize), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Confederates, Gossip from the Forest, The Playmaker, Woman of the Inner Sea, and A River Town and for his work of nonfiction The Great Shame. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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American Scoundrel
The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >
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American Scoundrel
The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $11.99

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A Commonwealth of Thieves

Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $11.99

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A Commonwealth of Thieves
The Improbable Birth of Australia
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $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... Read more >
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The Great Shame
And the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $19.95

In the 19th century, the Irish population was reduced by half. The Great Shame traces the three causes of this depletion: the famine, the emigrations, and the transportations to Australia. Based on unique research among little-used sources, this book traces 80 years of Irish history, told through the intimate lens of... Read more >
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The Great Shame
And the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook, 768 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $15.99

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Office of Innocence
A Novel
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $15.00

Marshalling the vast powers of narrative and historical re-creation that he brought to his international bestseller Schindler’s List, Thomas Keneally has created a moving and provocative novel about a headstrong young Catholic priest in World War II Australia. As Sydney braces itself for a Japanese invasion, Father Frank Darragh finds his... Read more >
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Office of Innocence
A Novel
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $11.99

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A River Town

Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook, 324 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: November 16, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Searching for Schindler
A memoir
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $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... Read more >
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Searching for Schindler
A memoir
Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $14.99

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The Tyrant's Novel

Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $14.99

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A Woman of the Inner Sea

Written by Thomas Keneally


Format: eBook, 277 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $12.99

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