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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:04PM
National Book Foundation

The Witch Diggers

By Jessamyn West

Original Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company

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:

More Information: West developed the habit of writing while sitting up in bed during the years she spent recovering from tuberculosis in the 1930s.

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