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Thomas Keneally

Australian novelist

1935   -  

country of citizenship: Australia
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: St Patrick's College, Strathfield
occupation: writer, playwright, novelist, actor, author
award received: Miles Franklin Literary Award, Booker Prize, Helmerich Award, Australian National Living Treasure, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Officer of the Order of Australia

Thomas Michael Keneally, AO (born 7 October 1935) is a prolific Australian novelist, playwright, essayist and actor. He is best known for his non-fiction novel Schindler's Ark, the story of Oskar Schindler's rescue of Jews during the Holocaust, which won the Booker Prize in 1982. The book would later be adapted into director Steven Spielberg's 1993 film Schindler's List, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
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