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Peter Carey

Peter Carey:
Peter Carey

Peter Carey is an Australian novelist, known primarily for being one of only four writers to have won the Booker Prize twice. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang. In May 2008 he was nominated for the Best of the Booker Prize.

In addition to writing fiction, he collaborated on the screenplay of the film Until the End of the World with Wim Wenders and is executive director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing programme at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York.

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