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1984 - First Work

Edisto

By Padgett Powell

Original and Current Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Finalists for First Work of Fiction That Year: 

Winner for First Work of Fiction That Year: Harriet Doerr for Stones for Ibarra

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

  • Ironweed by William Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Jaroslav Seifert won the Nobel Prize for literature. 

More Information: Powell published a sequel to Edisto, titled Edisto Revisited, in 1996.

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