Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:36PM
National Book Foundation

The Birth of a Grandfather

By May Sarton

Original Publisher: Rinehart & Company

Current Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company

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:

More Information: Sarton was a Finalist three other times: in 1953 for A Shower of Summer Days (Fiction), in 1956 for Faithful Are the Wounds (Fiction), and in 1958 for In Time Like Air (Poetry).

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