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American Scoundrel Mass Market Paperback – 1 Aug 2003

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: ADULT LOCAL VINTAGE - MASS MKT; 1 edition (1 August 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1740512197
  • ISBN-13: 978-1740512190
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 2.7 x 19.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 318 g
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Book Description

Murder, Love and politics in Civil War America.

About the Author

Tom Keneally won the Booker Prize in 1982 with Schindler's Ark, later made into the Steven Spielberg Academy Award-winning film Schindler's List. His non-fiction includes the memoir Searching for Schindler and Three Famines, an LA Times Book of the Year, and the histories The Commonwealth of Thieves, The Great Shame and American Scoundrel. His fiction includes Shame and the Captives, The Daughters of Mars, The Widow and Her Hero (shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award), An Angel in Australia and Bettany's Book. His novels The Chant of Jimmie 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. The People's Train was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize, South East Asia division.

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