Chloe Hooper





Chloe Hooper

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born
Melbourne, Australia
gender
female


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Chloe Hooper is an Australian author. Her first novel, A Child’s Book of True Crime (2002), was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Literature and was a New York Times Notable Book. In 2005, she turned to reportage and the next year won a Walkley Award for her writing on the death in custody of Cameron Doomadgee on Palm Island, an Aboriginal community off the north-east coast of Australia. The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (2008) is a non-fiction account of the 2004 Palm Island death in custody case.


Average rating: 3.50 · 1,771 ratings · 326 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Tall Man: The Death of Doom...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 864 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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The Engagement
2.84 of 5 stars 2.84 avg rating — 563 ratings — published 2012 — 20 editions
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A Child's Book of True Crime
2.88 of 5 stars 2.88 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 2002 — 21 editions
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2011
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“I'm like an old record--Be my guest is the signature song; Please go away, always on side B.”
Chloe Hooper, A Child's Book Of True Crime

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