Books by authors who have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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The Woman of Andros

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1930

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2275483

Condition: Very Good


Advance uncorrected proof copy of the original British edition. 'Proof copy' written in red ink on front board and title page. Spine toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104, [8] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Eighth Day. View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285637

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrations by William Maughan. Wilder's second novel, set in Lima, Peru, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928. It is a series of interconnected narratives of the lives of several who die in a tragic bridge collapse. View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library)

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1992

Seller ID: 2207183

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and pages very faintly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather than the Constitution (which tolerated slavery). In the space of a mere 272 words, Lincoln combines the rhetoric of the Greek Revival and the categories of T... View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992

Seller ID: 2207240

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to front and rear wrapper, wrappers lightly bumped. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather than the Constitution (which tolerated slavery). In the space of a mere 272 words, Lincoln combines the rhetoric of the Greek R... View more info

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Fences

By: Wilson, August; Richards, Lloyd

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Plume: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261536

ISBN: 0452264014

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Small crease to wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. 97, [7] publisher ad. Introduction by Lloyd Richards. The 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play about race relations, by the famous African-American playwright. View more info

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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208546

ISBN: 0143112082

Condition: Good


Front wrapper creased, light highlighting and underlining. 2007 Trade Paperback. x, 321 pp. In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, What made these men great? and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine—is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits together is the idea of character as a lived ... View more info

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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291127

ISBN: 159420019X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light sticker ghosting on front wrapper, jacket edges very lightly rubbed. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 299, [1] pp. From the preeminent historian of the Revolution (Jonathan Yardley), a groundbreaking study, many years in the making, of Benjamin Franklin the man, Benjamin Franklin the myth, and the roots of American character. Central to America's idea of itself is the character of Benjamin Franklin. We all know him, or think we do: In recent works and in our inherited conventional wisdom, he remain... View more info

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Appalachia

By: Wright, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1999

Seller ID: 2280257

ISBN: 0374526249

Condition: Very Good


Underlining, ink name on blurb page. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. Almost thirty years ago, Charles Wright (who teaches at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Poetry) began a poetic project of astonishing scope--a series of three trilogies. The first trilogy was collected in Country Music, the second in The World of the Ten Thousand Things, and the third began with Chickamauga and continued with Black Zodiac. Appalachia is the last book in the final trilogy of this pathbre... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in the Promised Land (Twayne's Masterwork Studies)

By: [Steinbeck, John]; Owens, Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 2291535

ISBN: 0805780475

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, a few sentences underlined. 1989 Trade Paperback. xv, 121 pp. Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses ... View more info