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Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine BrooksBorn: 14-Sep-1955
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Journalist

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: March

Husband: Tony Horwitz (journalist/historian, m. 1984, one son)
Son: Nathaniel (b. 1996)

    University: University of Sydney
    University: MA Journalism, Columbia University (1983)

    The Sydney Morning Herald Reporter
    The Wall Street Journal
    Obama for America
    Overseas Press Club Award 1990 (Gulf War coverage, with Tony Horwitz)
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2006 for March
    Espionage Nigeria (jailed briefly)
    Naturalized US Citizen 2002 (retaining Australian citizenship)

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Author of books:
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women (1994)
Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over (1997, letters)
Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague (2001, novel)
March (2005, novel)
People of the Book (2008, novel)
Caleb's Crossing (2011, novel)
Boyer Lectures 2011: The Idea of Home (2011, lecture)

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