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Kate Grenville

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Date of Birth October 14, 1950
Age 71 years, 1 months, 1 days
Place of Birth Sydney
Country Australia
Profession Writer
Horoscope Capricorn

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Kate Grenville Biography

Kate Grenville is a famous Writer, who was born on October 14, 1950 in Australia. The Lieutenant is the story of one of the very earliest moments of black-white relationship in Australia, at the time of first settlement in 1788. Based on a historical source – the Gadigal-language notebooks of Lieutenant William Dawes – the novel tells the story of a unique friendship. In learning the Gadigal language from a young girl, Dawes wrote down word-for-word parts of their conversations. Grenville has used these fragments as the basis for a novel exploring how it might be possible for two people to reach across the gulfs of language and culture that separate them, and arrive at a relationship of mutual warmth and respect. She has described it as a “mirror-image” of The Secret River. According to Astrologers, Kate Grenville's zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Lilian’s Story was her first published novel (1985) and won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award. It was loosely based on the story of Bea Miles, known in Sydney for her eccentric public behaviour. It has become one of Australia’s best-loved novels and in 1996 was made into a film starring Ruth Cracknell and Toni Collette; Collette won the Australian Film Institute award for supporting actress for her performance as the young Lilian.

Catherine Elizabeth Grenville AO (born 1950) is an Australian author. She has published fifteen books, including fiction, non-fiction, biography, and books about the writing process. In 2001, she won the Orange Prize for The Idea of Perfection, and in 2006 she won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for The Secret River. The Secret River was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Dreamhouse followed in 1986, and appeared as the 1994 film Traps. Joan Makes History – the recipient of an Australian Bicentennial Commission – was published in 1988.

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In 1994 Grenville returned to the characters and setting of Lilian’s Story with a companion novel – Dark Places – that re-tells the events of the earlier novel from the point of view of Lilian’s incestuous father. Dark Places won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award in 1995. (In the US this novel is titled Albion’s Story.)

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Kate is one of the richest Writer & listed on most popular Writer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Kate Grenville net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Kate Grenville Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
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Source of Income Writer
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Some years after her mother died, Grenville put together a book about her, based on the memoirs and recordings her mother left. The result is One Life: My Mother’s Story, a book about a woman born in 1912 who rode the waves of tumultuous change that happened over the course of her life.

In 1994 Grenville returned to the characters and setting of Lilian’s Story with a companion novel – Dark Places – that re-tells the events of the earlier novel from the point of view of Lilian’s incestuous father. Dark Places won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award in 1995. (In the US this novel is titled Albion’s Story.)

The Idea of Perfection appeared in 2000 and won the Orange Prize for Fiction, at the time Britain’s richest literary award.

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Kate Grenville was born in 1950, one of three children born to Kenneth Grenville Gee, a District Court judge and barrister; and Isobel Russell, a pharmacist. She was educated at Cremorne Girls High School, the University of Sydney (BA Hons) and the University of Colorado (MA). After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney, Grenville worked in the film industry, mostly editing documentaries at Film Australia. She has also been a teacher of creative writing. Between 1976 and 1980 she lived in London and Paris, and wrote fiction while supporting herself by doing film-editing, writing, and secretarial jobs. In 1980 she went to the University of Colorado at Boulder to do a master’s degree in creative writing. She returned to Australia in 1983 and became a sub-editor at SBS Television in the subtitling department. She won a literary grant in 1986 and left SBS to pursue her writing. Since the early 1990s she has been an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney.

Searching for The Secret River (2006) is a memoir about the research and writing of the novel, tracing the journey of the author’s increasing awareness of how Australia’s colonial past informs its present.

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The Lieutenant (2008) is set thirty years earlier than The Secret River. Based on the historical notebooks of Lieutenant William Dawes, it tells the story of the friendship between a soldier with the First Fleet and a young Gadigal girl. These two novels together explore something of the complexity of black-white relations in Australia’s past.

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Kate Ranked on the list of most popular Writer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Australia. Kate Grenville celebrates birthday on October 14 of every year.

In 2006 she was awarded a Doctorate of Creative Arts by the University of Technology, Sydney under the supervision of Glenda Adams and Paula Hamilton. She has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Sydney, the University of NSW, and Macquarie University. In 2017 she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award from the Australia Council and in 2018 received an AO.

Sarah Thornhill (2011) is the sequel to The Secret River and takes up the story of William Thornhill’s youngest daughter. It can be read as a stand-alone novel, without reference to The Secret River.

These three books form a loose trilogy – “The Colonial Trilogy” – about the first three generations of white settlement in Australia, and what that shared black/white history means for contemporary Australians. The themes of the three books reach beyond Australia: all are widely read in other countries where colonialism has left a problematic legacy.

In 2015 Grenville published One Life: My Mother’s Story, in which she uses the fragments of memoir that her mother left to construct the story of a woman whose life – in some ways typical of her times, in other ways remarkable – spanned a century of tumult and dramatic change.

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