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Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 152 - Publish Date: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: Sceptre
Description: Schoolboy narrator Daniel Jordan, growing up in working-class Sydney during the Second World War, is confused by a world in which the religious dogma of his school conflicts with the communism of his family's terrifying neighbour, the 'Comrade'. Refreshingly unsentimental, this is the funny, ultimately tragic story of a boy struggling to understand a world in which concepts like innocence and guilt, good and evil are clearly open to interpretation.
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 361 - Publish Date: 2016-08-23 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: Jacko Emptor is New York’s most infamous TV celebrity and most public trespasser. An affable Aussie, Jacko can talk his way on-camera into the homes of any ordinary American. Jacko soon finds himself hosting a televised hunt for a veteran’s missing daughter. What he unveils has the power to both make and break his career. How far will he go before even he can’t deny that some things should be left off camera?
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 126 - Publish Date: 2017-11-14 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: Ned Kelly would never have imagined shrinking his size in order to escape the dreary hospital bed where he’s recovering from appendicitis. But, that’s exactly what Apis, his new friend (who happens to be a bee), helps him do with the aid of a special gold liquid. At apian size, Ned flies off with Apis and Nancy Clancy (who speaks only in rhyme) to try life in the hive. Although he questions so...
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 34 - Publish Date: 2009 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Description: Austin North sees himself as a fine English teacher in his local high school. His students respect him, and he finds personal fulfillment in teaching them the power of poetry to move and inspire. However, Austin's self-perceptions are upset by his infatuation with a young Sudanese girl, a recent immigrant to Australia. When Austin realises that he is just another predator in her difficult journey, he is forced to re-examine his own values and relationships.
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 290 - Publish Date: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: A disillusioned reporter joins three fellow Westerners on a journey of discovery through the raging fires of a brutal East African conflict With his own life in flux, Timothy Darcy, an Australian journalist, finds escape in the ongoing turmoil of Eritrea. Entering the war-torn East African region with three Western strangers on missions of their own—Christine, a young Frenchwoman searching for h...
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 427 - Publish Date: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: A powerful novel of America’s Civil War told through the voices of Confederate soldiers, turncoats, and Stonewall Jackson in the weeks leading up to the great slaughter at Antietam In the summer of 1862, as the Civil War rages on, a ragtag Confederate army consisting of young boys and old men, storekeepers, farmers, and teachers, gathers in Virginia under the leadership of Tom “Stonewall” Ja...
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 352 - Publish Date: 1993-10 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Description: Keneally's magnificent story of a young officer in a penal colony during the founding days of Australia transports readers through layer after layer of life in Sydney Cove, Australia. Advertising in New York Review of Books and Village Voice Literary Supplement.
Book Pages: 670 - Publish Date: 2010 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Description: The first volume of a unique history of Australia where people are always centre stage, from bestselling author Thomas Keneally who brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story.
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 336 - Publish Date: 2011-08-30 - Publisher: PublicAffairs
Description: Through the lens of three of the most devastating food crises in modern history—the Górta Mor of British-ruled Ireland, the great famine of British-ruled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines that plagued Ethiopia during the 1970s and 1980s, Booker Prize–winning author Thomas Keneally vividly evokes the terrible cost of mass starvation at the level of the individual who starves and the na...
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Book Pages: 336 - Publish Date: 2016-08-23 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: A disturbing love story about two families and the madness that threatens to consume them . . . Terry Delaney, a professional rugby player, leads a comfortable life with a genial wife and the occasional freelance job until he meets Danielle Kabbel. Obsessed and in love, Terry drops everything to pursue her. But it’s her father Rudi Kabbel, an Eastern European immigrant with apocalyptic visions, ...