The River Beyond the World
By Janet Peery
Original and Current Publisher: Picador
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Ron Hansen for Atticus
- Elizabeth McCracken for The Giant's House
- Steven Millhauser for Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer
- Janet Peery for The River Beyond the World
Fiction Winner That Year: Andrea Barrett for Ship Fever and Other Stories
Fiction Judges That Year: Kathryn Harrison, Amy Bloom, Benjamin Cheever, Elizabeth Spencer, David Bradley
The Year in Literature:
- Independence Day by Richard Ford won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Wislawa Szymborska won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Peery is also the author of Alligator Dance: Stories (1993) and What the Thunder Said: A Novella and Stories (2007).