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The Color Purple (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Alice Walker

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harcourt: 1982

Seller ID: 0133545


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The Stone Diaries (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Carol Shields

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2002

Seller ID: 0037257


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The Road (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Cormac Mccarthy

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Vintage: 2006

Seller ID: 0089052


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. View more info

The Shipping News (Pulitzer Prize)

By: E Annie Proulx

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Seller ID: 0016692


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... View more info

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Angela's Ashes (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Touchstone: 1999

Seller ID: 0016151


" When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. " So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank s mother... View more info

Angela's Ashes (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Touchstone books: 1996

Seller ID: 0034362


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 fore... View more info

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Angela's Ashes (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Seller ID: 0061386


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Middlesex (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Jeffrey Eugenides

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Random: 2002

Seller ID: 0051936


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 trave... View more info

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A Confederacy of Dunces (Pulitzer Prize Winner)

By: John Kennedy Toole

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Grove Press: 1980

Edition: 20

Seller ID: 0065341


A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times). View more info

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The Hours [Pulitzer Prize]

By: Michael Cunningham

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 0056055


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 Lau... View more info

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The Hours [Pulitzer Prize]

By: Michael Cunningham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Picador: 1998

Seller ID: 0068769


A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of "A Home at the End of the World "and "Flesh and Blood." In "The Hours," Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and despair. The narrative of Woolf's last days before her suicide early ... View more info

Tinkers (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Paul Harding

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2009

Seller ID: 0081584


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Empire Falls (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Richard Russo

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2001

Seller ID: 0132221


With Empire Falls""Richard Russo cements his reputation as one of America's most compelling and compassionate storytellers. Miles Roby has been slinging burgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years, a job that cost him his college education and much of his self-respect. What keeps him there? It could be his bright, sensitive daughter Tick, who needs all his help surviving the local high school. Or maybe it's Janine, Miles' soon-to-be ex-wife, who's taken up with a noxiou... View more info