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1977

A Fine Romance

By Cynthia Propper Seton

Original and Current Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company

Fiction Finalists That Year: 

Fiction Winner That Year: Wallace Stegner for The Spectator Bird

Fiction Judges That Year: Erskine Caldwell, George P. Elliott, Orville Prescott

The Year in Literature:

  • The Pulitzer Prize was not given for fiction. 
  • Vicente Aleixandre won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information:

  • For twelve years, Seton was a journalist at the Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, where she wrote a column on modern motherhood called "Skirting the Issue." Her column was also printed in The Washington Post from 1959 to 1960.
  • In all, Seton published five novels and three essay collections. 

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