By Marilynne Robinson
Original Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Current Publisher: Picador
Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:
- David Bradley for The Chaneysville Incident
- Mary Gordon for The Company of Women
- Marilynne Robinson for Housekeeping
- Robert Stone for A Flag for Sunrise
Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: Eudora Welty for The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- William Golding won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Housekeeping was made into a 1987 film of the same title directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Christine Lahti and Sara Walker.