House of Sand and Fog
By Andre Dubus III
Original and Current Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Andre Dubus III for House of Sand and Fog
- Kent Haruf for Plainsong
- Patricia Henley for Hummingbird House
- Jean Thompson for Who Do You Love
Fiction Winner That Year: Ha Jin for Waiting
Fiction Judges That Year: Charles Johnson, Dorothy Allison, Allegra Goodman, Terry McMillan, Scott Spencer
The Year in Literature:
- The Hours by Michael Cunningham won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Günter Grass won the Nobel Prize for literature.
- Dubus is the son of the writer Andre Dubus II.
- House of Sand and Fog was made into a 2003 film of the same title directed by Vadim Perelman. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Actor (Ben Kingsley), Best Supporting Actress (Shohreh Aghdashloo), and Best Original Score (James Horner).