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Sarah Schmidt Sarah Schmidt i(A148095 works by)
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BiographyHistory

Sarah Schmidt holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional writing and editing), a Master of Arts (Creative Writing), and a Graduate Diploma of Information Management, and has worked in libraries as a reading & literacy coordinator. In 2017, she was based in Melbourne.

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y separately published work icon See What I Have Done Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2017 9926885 2017 single work novel crime thriller

'When her father and step-mother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime.

'Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie's unmarried older sister, a put-upon Irish housemaid, and a boy hired by Lizzie's uncle to take care of a problem.

'This unforgettable debut makes you question the truth behind one of the great unsolved mysteries, as well as exploring power, violence and the harsh realities of being a woman in late nineteenth century America.' (Publication summary)

2019 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2018 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2018 shortlisted Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Novel
2018 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) The Matt Richell Award for New Writer
2018 longlisted Women's Prize for Fiction (UK) Orange Prize for Fiction (UK)
2018 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year
2018 inaugural winner MUD Literary Prize
2018 shortlisted Indie Awards Debut Fiction
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