Nintey-Two in the Shade
By Thomas McGuane
Original Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Current Publisher: Vintage
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Doris Betts for Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories
- John Cheever for The World of Apples
- Ellen Douglas for Apostles of Light
- Stanley Elkin for Searches and Seizures
- John Gardner for Nickel Mountain
- John Leonard for Black Conceit
- Thomas McGuane for Ninety-Two in the Shade
- Wilfrid Sheed for People Will Always Be Kind
- Gore Vidal for Burr
- Joy Williams for State of Grace
Fiction Judges That Year: Donald Barthelme, James Boatwright, Truman Capote, Timothy G. Foote, Cynthia Ozick
The Year in Literature:
- The Pulitzer Prize was not given for fiction.
- Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: In addition to ten novels and three collections of essays, McGuane is also the author of several screenplays, including the 1976 western film “The Missouri Breaks” directed by Arthur Penn and starring Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson.