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The Color Purple (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Alice Walker

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1985

Seller ID: 0004115

ISBN: 0671727796

Condition: Fair


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The Stone Diaries (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Carol Shields

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2002

Seller ID: 0037257

ISBN: 0394223802

Condition: Good


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The Road (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Cormac Mccarthy

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Vintage: 2006

Seller ID: 0089052

ISBN: 0307476308

Condition: Good


NATIONAL BESTSELLER PULITZER PRIZE WINNERNational Book Critic's Circle Award Finalist A "New York Times" Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the Year"The Boston Globe," "The Christian Science Monitor," "The Denver Post," "The Kansas City Star," "Los Angeles Times," "New York," "People," "Rocky Mountain News," "Time," "The Village Voice," "The Washington Post" The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It ... View more info

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The Shipping News (Pulitzer Prize)

By: E Annie Proulx

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Seller ID: 0016692

ISBN: 0743225406

Condition: Fair


When Quoyle's two-timing wife meets her just deserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life. As Quoyle confronts his private demons -- and the unpredictable forces of nature and society -- he begins to see the possibility of love without pain or misery. A vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family, "The Shipping News" shows why Annie Proulx is recognized as one ... View more info

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The Shipping News (Pulitzer Prize)

By: E Annie Proulx

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Scribner: 1994

Seller ID: 0030461

ISBN: 0671510053

Condition: Good


When Quoyle's two-timing wife meets her just desserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life. As Quoyle confronts his private demons -- and the unpredictable forces of nature and society -- he begins to see the possibility of love without pain or misery. A vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family, "The Shipping News" shows why Annie Proulx is recognized as one... View more info

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Angela's Ashes (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Touchstone books: 1996

Seller ID: 0034362

ISBN: 0684872153

Condition: Fair


Frank McCourt's haunting memoir takes on new life when the author reads from his Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Recounting scenes from his childhood in New York City and Limerick, Ireland, McCourt paints a brutal yet poignant picture of his early days when there was rarely enough food on the table, and boots and coats were a luxury. In a melodic Irish voice that often lends a gentle humor to the unimaginable, the author remembers his wayward yet adoring father who was forever drinking what little money the family had. He recounts the painful loss of his siblings to avoidable sickness and hunger,... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Harper Lee

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Grand Central: 1982

Seller ID: 0013340

ISBN: 0446310786

Condition: Good


The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic. Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated int... View more info

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A Thousand Acres (Pulitzer Prize Winner)

By: Jane Smiley

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Fawcett: 1991

Seller ID: 0040195

ISBN: 0449907481

Condition: Good


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Middlesex (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Jeffrey Eugenides

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Random: 2002

Seller ID: 0051936

ISBN: 0676975658

Condition: Good


The first words of Jeffrey Eugenides exuberant and capacious novel Middlesex""take us right to the heart of its unique narrator: "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974."""Middlesex is the story of Cal or Calliope Stephanides, a comic epic of a family's American life, and the expansive history of a gene travelling down through time, starting with a rare genetic mutation. In 1922, Desdemona and Eleutherios ("Lefty") Stephanides, bro... View more info

The Rising Sun (Pulitzer Prize Winner)

By: John Toland

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1970

Seller ID: 0084222

Condition: Good


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Rabbit Is Rich / Rabbit At Rest (Pulitzer Prize)

By: John Updike

Price: $14.48

Publisher: Ballintine: 2003

Seller ID: 0138597

ISBN: 0345464575

Condition: Good


"The third and fourth novel in John Updike's acclaimed quartet of Rabbit books-now in one marvelous volume."RABBIT IS RICHWinner of the American Book Award andthe National Book Critics Circle Award "Dazzlingly reaffirms Updike's place as master chronicler of the spiritual maladies and very earthly pleasure of the Middle-American male."-"Vogue ""A splendid achievement "-"The New York Times "RABBIT AT RESTWinner of the Pulitzer Prize andthe National Book Critics Circle Award "Brilliant . . . It must be read. It is the best novel about America t... View more info

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The Hours [Pulitzer Prize]

By: Michael Cunningham

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 0056055

ISBN: 0312305060

Condition: Good


The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel becomes a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a screenplay by David Hare "The Hours" tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write Mrs. Dalloway as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is planning a party in his honor; and Laura Brown, in a 1949 Los Angeles suburb, who slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family and home. By the end of... View more info

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American Pastoral (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Philip Roth

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Vintage: 1997

Seller ID: 0127372

ISBN: 0375701427

Condition: Good


As the American century draws to an uneasy close, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all our century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth's protagonist is Swede Levov, a legendary athlete at his Newark high school, who grows up in the booming postwar years to marry a former Miss New Jersey, inherit his father's glove factory, and move into a stone house in the idyllic hamlet of Old Rimrock. And then one day in 1968, Swede's beautiful American luck deserts him. For Swede's adored daughter, Merry, has grown from a loving, qui... View more info

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Washington (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Ron Chernow

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 0139002

ISBN: 0143119966

Condition: Good


Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one volume biography of George Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his adventurous early years, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as America's first president. In this groundbreaking work, based on massiv... View more info