Jean Stafford

Finalist, 1953 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1970 National Book Awards

Jean Stafford was married to the poet Robert Lowell, Winner of the NBA for Poetry in 1960. Stafford was a Fiction Finalist again in 1970 for her Collected Stories, which also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction that year.
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The Catherine Wheel

First edition cover of The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford
ISBN 9780912946870 Harcourt, Brace & Co.
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The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford by Jean Stafford
ISBN 9780374529932 Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not only illuminate whole lives but also convey with an elegant economy of words the sense of the place and time in which her protagonists find themselves. More about this book >

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Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford was married to the poet Robert Lowell, Winner of the NBA for Poetry in 1960.

Stafford was a Fiction Finalist again in 1970 for her Collected Stories, which also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction that year.

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