Year of publication: 2008
tinkers Paul Harding For Meg, Samuel, and Benjamin 1 FORGE WASHINGTON CROSBY BEGAN TO hallucinate eight days before he died. From the rented hospital bed, placed in the middle of his own living room, he saw insects running in and out of imaginary cracks in the ceiling plaster. The panes in the windows, once snugly pointed and glazed, stood loose in their sashes. The next stiff breeze would topple them all and they would flop onto the heads of his family, who sat on the couch and the love seat ...
Keywords: Adult Contemporary Pulitzer
Year of publication: 1993
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields For my sister, Babs A number of people have read the manuscript for this book and offered encouragement and suggestions. I thank Blanche Howard, Joan Clark, Jim Keller, Anne Giardini, Catherine, Meg and Sara Shields, and, especially, Miss Louise Wyatt of London, Ontario. Nothing she did or said was quite what she meant but still her life could be called a monument shaped in a slant of available light and set to the movement of possible music From The ...
Keywords: Adult Contemporary Historical Pulitzer
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Year of publication: 1938
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, 1896-1953 Chapter I A column of smoke rose thin and straight from the cabin chimney. The smoke was blue where it left the red of the clay. It trailed into the blue of the April sky and was no longer blue but gray. The boy Jody watched it, speculating. The fire on the kitchen hearth was dying down. His mother was hanging up pots and pans after the noon dinner. The day was Friday. She would sweep the floor with a broom of ti-ti and after that, if he were ...
Keywords: Adult Childrens Classics Historical Pulitzer Young Adult
Year of publication: 2007
Junot Daz THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO PART I They say it came first from Africa, carried in the screams of the enslaved that it was the death bane of the Tanos, uttered just as one world perished and another began that it was a demon drawn into Creation through the nightmare door that was cracked open in the Antilles. Fuk americanus, or more colloquially fukgenerally a curse or a doom of some kind specifically the Curse and the Doom of the New World. Also called the fuk of the Admiral ...
Keywords: Pulitzer prize