Carey, Peter, 1943-....

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Dates:
Birth 1943-05-07
Gender:
Male
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

Peter Carey has published numerous works including True History of the Kelly Gang.

From the description of Secret History of the Kelly Gang. 1998-1999. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224340326

Peter Carey, author, was born at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, and educated at Geelong Grammar and Monash University. He has lived in London and Sydney, and now lives in New York. Literary awards he has won include : for War Crimes, NSW Premier's Literary Award 1980; for Bliss, Miles Franklin Award 1981, NSW Literary Award 1982, NBC Banjo Award 1982; for Illywhacker, Age Book of the Year Award 1985, FAW Barbara Ramsden Award 1985, NBC Banjo Award 1985, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction 1986; for Oscar and Lucinda, Booker Prize 1988, Miles Franklin Award 1989, NBC Banjo Award 1989, Townsville Foundation for Australian Literary Studies Award 1988, SA Festival Award 1990; for The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith, the Age Book of the Year Award 1994; for Jack Maggs, the Age Book of the Year Award for Fiction 1997, Commonwealth Writers Prize 1998, Miles Franklin Award 1998. In addition, the film of Bliss won three Australian Film Institute Awards in 1985, and a NSW Premiers Literary Award in 1986 for the screenplay, cowritten with Ray Lawrence.

From the description of Papers. [ca. 1965]- (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222658943

Peter Carey, a novelist and short story writer, was born in Bacchus March in 1943. He was educated at Geelong Grammar and later at Monash University. His books include The Fatman in History (1974), War Crimes (1979), Bliss (1981), Illywhacker (1985), Oscar and Lucinda (1988), Jack Maggs (1998) and True Story of the Kelly Gang (2001). Carey has won the Booker Prize twice (1988 and 2001) and the Miles Franklin Award three times (1981, 1989 and 1998).

From the description of Papers of Peter Carey [manuscript]. 1954-60, 1974-88. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825133

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  • Australian literature
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