Wheat That Springeth Green
By J.F. Powers
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: NYRB Classics
- Don DeLillo for Libra
- Mary McGarry Morris for Vanished
- J.F. Powers for Wheat That Springeth Green
- Anne Tyler for Breathing Lessons
Fiction Winner That Year: Pete Dexter for Paris Trout
Fiction Judges That Year: Not available
The Year in Literature:
- Beloved by Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Naguib Mahfouz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Powers won the National Book Award in 1963 for Morte D’Urban. He was also a Fiction Finalist in 1957 for The Presence of Grace.