When the Tree Sings
By Stratis Haviaras
Original Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Fiction Finalists for First Novel That Year:
- Terry Davis for Vision Quest
- Stratis Haviaras for When the Tree Sings
- Philip F. O'Connor for Stealing Home
- Alan Saperstein for Mom Kills Kids and Self
Fiction Winner for First Novel That Year: William Wharton for Birdy
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: When the Tree Sings is set in a small Greek village during World War II. The village is modeled after Nea Kios, where Haviaras was born in 1935.