Parrot and Olivier in America

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Parrot and Olivier in America
Peter carey parrot and olivier in america cover 9781926428147.jpg
Cover of Australian edition
Author Peter Carey
Country Australia
Language English
Publisher Hamish Hamilton (Australia)
Knopf/Doubleday (US)
Faber & Faber (UK)
Publication date
2009 (Australia)
2010 (US & UK)
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 464 pp
ISBN 978-1-926428-14-7
OCLC 426034998

Parrot and Olivier in America is a novel by Australian writer Peter Carey. It was on the shortlist of six books for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.[1] It was also a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award.[2]

The book is an improvisation on the life of Alexis de Tocqueville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.themanbookerprize.com/news/stories/1451
  2. ^ National Book Foundation http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2010.html#.UtV5KCiyVcg |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 14 January 2014.