Chloe Hooper


Born
Melbourne, Australia

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.

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Tall Man: The Death of Doom...

4.18 avg rating — 2,303 ratings — published 2008 — 19 editions
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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Engagement

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A Child's Book of True Crime

2.99 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2002 — 30 editions
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The Arsonist

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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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Chloe Hooper, The Tall Man

“one time she heard a policeman giving a belting to teenagers who’d been bullying the boy. Part of her wished someone would do that for her son. When Brendan reached high school age he attended Morwell Technical College, a fifteen-”
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