Horn of Africa
By Philip Caputo
Original Publisher: Holt, Rineheart & Winston
Current Publisher: Vintage
Fiction Finalists for First Novel That Year:
- Jean M. Auel for The Clan of the Cave Bear
- Philip Caputo for Horn of Africa
- Johanna Kaplan for O My America!
- Lynne Sharon Schwartz for Rough Strife
Fiction Winner for First Novel That Year: Ann Arensberg for Sister Wolf
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- A Confederacy of Dunces by the late John Kennedy Toole won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Elias Canetti won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Caputo was one of the Chicago Tribune staff who won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize “for uncovering flagrant violations of voting procedures in the primary election of March 21, 1972.”