Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:50PM
National Book Foundation

The Courts of Memory

By Frank Rooney

Original Publisher: Vanguard

Current Publisher: Out of Print

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: William Faulkner for A Fable

Fiction Judges That Year: Malcolm Cowley, Paul Engle, Elizabeth Janeway, Wallace Stegner, Robert Penn Warren

The Year in Literature: 

More Information: Rooney’s short story “The Cyclists’ Raid” was made into the 1953 film “The Wild One,” directed by László Benedek and starring Marlon Brando.

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