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1952

The Strange Children

By Caroline Gordon

Original Publisher: Scribner

Current Publisher: Out of Print

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:

  • The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • François Mauriac won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: In 2001, Dr. Steven Ryan, professor of English at Austin Peay State University, with assistance from John McDonald, artistic director for the Roxy Theatre, adapted The Strange Children for the stage and presented a reading at the Roxy.

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