Author

Peter Carey

Australian novelist

1943   -  

genre: novel
country of citizenship: Australia
language of expression: Australian English, English
educated at: Monash University
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, university teacher, children's writer
award received: Booker Prize, Miles Franklin Literary Award, Officer of the Order of Australia, Bodley Medal, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
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Peter Philip Carey AO (born 7 May 1943) is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey is one of only five writers to have won the Booker Prize twice—the others being J. G. Farrell, J. M. Coetzee, Hilary Mantel and Margaret Atwood. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang. In May 2008 he was nominated for the Best of the Booker Prize.In addition to writing fiction, he collaborated on the screenplay of the film Until the End of the World with Wim Wenders and is executive director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York.
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works

16

Bliss

1981 novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

1981

Parrot and Olivier in America

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

2009

Oscar and Lucinda

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

1988

True History of the Kelly Gang

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

2000

Jack Maggs

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

1997

30 Days in Sydney

book by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

2001

The Tax Inspector

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

1991

Theft: A Love Story

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

2006

Wrong about Japan

book by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

2004

Illywhacker

novel by Peter Carey

author: Peter Carey

1985

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