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Australian-born Geraldine Brooks is an author and journalist who grew up in Sydney's western suburbs. In 1982 she won a scholarship to the journalism master's program at Columbia University in New York. Later she worked for the WALL STREET JOURNAL, where she covered crises in the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. In 2006 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her novel MARCH. Her novels CALEB'S CROSSING and PEOPLE OF THE BOOK were both NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers, and YEAR OF WONDERS, PEOPLE OF THE BOOK and THE SECRET CHORD are international bestsellers, translated into more than 25 languages. She is also the author of the acclaimed non-fiction works NINE PARTS OF DESIRE and FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE. In 2011 she presented Australia's prestigious Boyer Lectures, later published as THE IDEA OF HOME. In 2016 she was appointed Officer in the Order of Australia for her services to literature. Geraldine Brooks divides her time between Sydney and Massachusetts and has two sons. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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An action-packed new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of People of the Book and March. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09R4H47B4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Hachette Australia (15 June 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1904 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 439 pages
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Geraldine Brooks is the author of the novels The Secret Chord, Caleb's Crossing, People of the Book, March (which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2006) and Year of Wonders, recently optioned by Olivia Coleman. She has also written three works of non-fiction: Nine Parts of Desire, based on her experiences among Muslim women in the mideast, Foreign Correspondence, a memoir about an Australian childhood enriched by penpals around the world and her adult quest to find them, and The Idea of Home:Boyer Lectures 2011. Brooks started out as a reporter in her hometown, Sydney, and went on to cover conflicts as a Wall Street Journal correspondent in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East. She now lives on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts with two sons, a horse named Valentine and a dog named Bear.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Flawed
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 August 2022
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brooks at her best
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4.0 out of 5 stars Racism and horse racing in pre-Civil War America
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Lorraine
5.0 out of 5 stars Geraldine Brooks writing is beyond superb. If you like horses this book is for you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A richly woven story about a horse and the people who worked him
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