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The Resource True history of the Kelly gang, Peter Carey

True history of the Kelly gang, Peter Carey

Label
True history of the Kelly gang
Title
True history of the Kelly gang
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The legend of Ned Kelly, notorious outlaw and bank robber, as written in his own words for an infant daughter he's never seen
Summary
Ned Kelly, the legendary nineteenth-century Australian folk-hero, describes how he, his brother, and two friends led authorities on a twenty-month manhunt, marked by widespread populist support, before his capture and execution
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Fiction (South Australia), 2002.
  • Age Fiction or Imaginative Writing Award, 2001.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Booker Prize, 2001.
  • Colin Roderick Award (Australia), 2000.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2001.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific: Best Book, 2001.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
  • Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Fiction Book Award, 2001.
  • South Australian Premier's Award for Literature, 2002.
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, 2001.
Awards note
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2001.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.C36
LC item number
T7 2000
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
True history of the Kelly gang, Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 2000
Control code
2031779
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9780375724671
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48546337
Label
True history of the Kelly gang, Peter Carey
Publication
Note
Originally published: Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 2000
Control code
2031779
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9780375724671
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48546337

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