Jesmyn Ward's Hurricane Katrina novel...

Jesmyn Ward's Hurricane Katrina novel wins National Book Award for fiction

There are 1 comment on the The Times-Picayune story from Nov 17, 2011, titled Jesmyn Ward's Hurricane Katrina novel wins National Book Award for fiction. In it, The Times-Picayune reports that:

Mississippi native Jesmyn Ward, winner of the National Book Award for fiction for her book 'Salvage the Bones,' shows off her medal after ceremony Wednesday night in New York.

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Paul Harris

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#1 Nov 20, 2011
Kudos to Jesmyn on her book. It's tremendous when a piece of fiction can tell a story more mesmerizing than non-fiction. Many more successes to this great writer.

Paul Harris
Author, "Diary From the Dome, Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina"

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