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Who is Thomas Keneally?
Thomas Keneally: Thomas Michael Keneally, AO is an Australian novelist, playwright and author of non-fiction. He is best known for writing Schindler's Ark, the Booker Prize-winning novel of 1982 which was inspired by the efforts of Poldek Pfefferberg, a Holocaust survivor. The book would later be adapted to Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- also known as Tom Keneally, Thomas Michael Keneally, William Coyle, Thomas Michael ("Mick") Keneally
- born on (80 years ago) in Sydney
- nationality: Australia
- profession: Writer, novelist, playwright, actor, author
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by Martin Coyle, Peter Garside, Malcolm Kelsall, John Peck
Patrick White or Thomas Keneally initially met with disapproval from those committed to a supposedly 'realist' literature with its representational types, social issues and national myths.
by Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer
based on the novel Schindler's Ark ( Thomas Keneally, 1982), tells the story of Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), a German businessman who saved the lives of Polish Jews during World War II.
by David Patterson, Alan L. Berger, Sarita Cargas
Authors who have merely incorporated the Holocaust theme into a work — such as William Styron, Thomas Keneally, and Sylvia Plath — and who have no other direct link to the Holocaust are not included. Furthermore, all 128 authors ...
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And I definitely wanted to be a writer, but I felt a duty now, having used up those educational resources, I felt a duty to the church and my parents to become a priest. (Thomas Keneally)
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