1980 - Paperback

Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, Volumes 1 and 2

By Marguerite Young

Original Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch

Current Publisher: Volume 1: Dalkey Archive Press; Volume 2: Out of Print

Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:

Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year: John Irving for The World According to Garp

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: Miss MacIntosh, My Darling was the last work Young published in her lifetime. Despite working for more than thirty years on a biography of Eugene V. Debs, it was still unfinished at the time of her death in 1995. The manuscript was later heavily edited and finally published as Harp Song for a Radical by Knopf in 1999.

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