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1998

Damascus Gate

By Robert Stone

Original Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Current Publisher: Touchstone 

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: Stone won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1975 for Dog Soldiers. He was also a Fiction Finalist three other times: in 1982 and 1983 for A Flag for Sunrise (hardcover and paperback), and in 1992 for Outerbridge Reach.

Links: www.nbafictionblog.org/nba-winning-books-blog/1975.html

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Not a very literary comment but loving the beard!
August 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPatent Attorney
Robert Stone certainly has quite an impressive selection of awards there!
April 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAccountants Lady
Gotta get myself a copy of this, is it in UK shops?

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