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1998

The Healing

By Gayl Jones

Original and Current Publisher: Beacon Press

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Alice McDermott for Charming Billy

Fiction Judges That Year: Thomas Mallon, Fernanda Eberstadt, Lois Rosenthal, Ursula Hegi, Rafael Yglesias

The Year in Literature: 

  • American Pastoral by Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • José Saramago won the Nobel Prize for literature. 

More Information: Jones is the author of five novels, three poetry collections, a play, and a book of criticism.

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