1961
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 1:22PM
National Book Foundation

The Child Buyer

By John Hersey

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Nabu Press

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Conrad Richter for The Waters of Kronos

Fiction Judges That Year: B.J. Chute, Robert M. Coates, Arthur Mizener

The Year in Literature: 

More Information: Hersey was a Fiction Finalist twice previously: in 1957 for A Single Pebble and in 1960 for The War Lover.

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