By Anne Tyler
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Ballantine Books
Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:
- E.L. Doctorow for Loon Lake
- Shirley Hazzard for The Transit of Venus
- Walker Percy for The Second Coming
- Anne Tyler for Morgan's Passing
Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: William Maxwell for So Long, See You Tomorrow
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Gabriel García Márquez won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Tyler was a Fiction Finalist twice more: in 1983 for Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant and in 1988 for Breathing Lessons.