Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 11:01PM
National Book Foundation

Lost in the City

By Edward P. Jones

Original Publisher: William Morrow & Co.

Current Publisher: Amistad 

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Cormac McCarthy for All the Pretty Horses

Fiction Judges That Year: Leonard Michaels, Toni Cade Bambara, Philip Caputo, John Leonard, Joy Williams

The Year in Literature:

Most Information: Lost in the City, a collection of short stories about the African-American working class in 20th-century Washington, DC, was Jones’ first book. His second book, The Known World, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2004.

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