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1958

The Return of Lady Brace

By Nancy Wilson Ross

Original Publisher: Random House

Current Publisher: Out of Print

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: John Cheever for The Wapshot Chronicle

Fiction Judges That Year: Van Wyck Brooks, Albert J. Guerard, Mrs. William W. Johnson, William Maxwell, Francis Steegmuller

The Year in Literature:

  • A Death in the Family by the late James Agee also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: After writing novels for many years, Ross began writing books that introduced Buddhism to Westerners. Her last three books were The World of Zen: An East-West Anthology, Three Ways of Asian Wisdom, and Buddhism: A Way of Life and Thought.

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