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Australian film-extra-turned-novelist eyes Booker glory

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on October 13, 2008. It can be found here. LONDON (AFP) — Which is more impressive? Turning a 500-word short story into a nearly 700-page novel short-listed for the Booker Prize, or transforming yourself from a television extra into an acclaimed author? For Australian [...]