Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:47PM
National Book Foundation

Requiem for a Nun

By William Faulkner

Original Publisher: Random House

Current Publisher: Vintage International

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: James Jones for From Here to Eternity

Fiction Judges That Year: Robert Gorham Davis, Brendan Gill, Lloyd Morris, Budd Schulberg, Jean Stafford

The Year in Literature:

More Information: The protagonist in Requiem for a Nun is Temple Drake, a character introduced in one of Faulkner’s earlier novels, Sanctuary (1931).

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