Chloe Hooper

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Chloe Hooper
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Born 1973
Occupation Author

Chloe Hooper (1973) 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.


  • A Child's Book of True Crime (2002)
  • The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (2008)[1] (released as The Tall Man:The Death of Doomadgee in the USA)
  • The Engagement (2012)


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