Always Coming Home
By Ursula K. Le Guin
Original Publisher: Harpercollins
Current Publisher: University of California Press
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: Le Guin won the National Book Award for Children’s Books in 1973 for The Farthest Shore and was a Finalist two other times: in 1972 for The Tombs of Atuan (Children’s Books) and in 1977 for Orsinian Tales (Fiction).