Joseph O'Connor

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Author, Journalist(1963–)
The brother of singer Sinéad O'Connor, writer Joseph O'Connor wrote the novel Cowboys and Indians, which was on the short list for the Whitbread Prize.

Synopsis

Joseph O'Connor, the brother of singer Sinéad O'Connor, was born in Dublin, Ireland, on September 20, 1963. He graduated from University College, Dublin, in 1986. His early works include Cowboys and Indians, which was on the short list for the Whitbread Prize. Other novels include True Believers, Desperadoes and The Salesman. In 2003, The Economist named his novel Star of the Sea one of the top books of the year.

Writing Career

Writer Joseph Victor O'Connor was born on September 20, 1963, in Dublin, Ireland. The brother of singer Sinéad O'Connor, Joseph O'Connor graduated from University College, Dublin, in 1986. His early works include Cowboys and Indians (1991), which was on the short list for the Whitbread Prize. Other novels include True Believers, Desperadoes (1994) and The Salesman (1998). Joseph O'Connor is also the author of two books of humor: The Secret Life of the Irish Male (1994) and The Irish Male at Home and Abroad (1996). In 2003, The Economist named O'Connor's novel Star of the Sea (2004) one of the top books of the year.

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