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Thomas Keneally - Jacko: The Great Intruder - 9780340632437 - KKD0003432
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Jacko: The Great Intruder

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Description for Jacko: The Great Intruder Paperback. 'A beautiful mad romp of a novel .. Prepare to be dazzled' (Daily Mail) Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
With his genial air of an Australian innocent, Jacko Emptor is New York's most public trespasser, invading people's homes at random for a live television show. Until he undertakes the televised hunt for a missing woman and, finally, meets a barrier even he will not transgress. The dramatic tale of Jacko's exploits probes the dubious ethics behind some television programmes and illuminates how a civilized society can harbour appalling evil.

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About Thomas Keneally
Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty-one novels since. They include Schindler's Ark, which won the Booker Prize in 1982 and was subsequently made into the film Schindler's List, and The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Confederates and Gossip From The Forest, each of which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent novels include ... Read more

Reviews for Jacko: The Great Intruder
A beautiful mad romp of a novel . . . Prepare to be dazzled
Daily Mail
Keneally has written yet another remarkable book . . . It's also a ripper of a read
Sunday Express
Jacko gets into some fine scrapes; the descriptions of life on his family's Northern Territory ranch and of Sydney's cultured classes ... Read more

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