Ambassador Book Award

Ambassador Book Award

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Ambassador Book Award is awarded annually by the English Speaking Union. It recognizes important literary works that contribute to the understanding and interpretation of American life and culture. Winners of the award are considered literary ambassadors who provide, in the best contemporary English, an important window on America to the rest of the world. A panel of judges, currently chaired by author Maureen Howard, selects books out of new works in the fields of fiction, biography, autobiography, current affairs, American studies and poetry. The award was established in 1986. Since then, winners have included books by such notable authors as Tom Wolfe (1988), Joan Didion (1988), Raymond Carver (1989), Gore Vidal (1989), John Cheever (1992), John Updike (1997), Don Delillo (1998), Philip Roth (1999), and Annie Proulx (2000).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134907383
  • 9786134907385