The Tree of Life
By Hugh Nissenson
Original Publisher: HarperCollins
Current Publisher: Paul Dry Books
Fiction Finalists That Year
- Ursula K. Le Guin for Always Coming Home
- Hugh Nissenson for The Tree of Life
Fiction Winner That Year: Don DeLillo for White Noise
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: The Tree of Life is the journal of fictional minister Thomas Keene who, in 1811, leaves New England and moves to Richland County on the Ohio frontier.