1981 - Hardcover
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 1:46PM
National Book Foundation

The Transit of Venus

By Shirley Hazzard

Original Publisher: Viking

Current Publisher: Penguin

Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:

Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Wright Morris for Plains Song

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

More Information: Hazzard won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2003 for The Great Fire and was previously a Fiction Finalist in 1971 for The Bay of Noon. She was nominated again in 1982 for The Transit of Venus (paperback).

Links: www.nbafictionblog.org/nba-winning-books-blog/2003.html

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