Robert Penn Warren

Finalist, National Book Awards 1981
Finalist, 1960 National Book Awards
Winner, 1958 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1957 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1956 National Book Awards

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The Cave

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ISBN 9780813191553 University Press of Kentucky / Random House

Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee. His predicament becomes the center of national attention as television cameras, promoters, and newscasters converge on the small town to exploit the rescue attempts and the thousands of spectators gathered at the mouth of the cave. More about this book >

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cover of Segregation by Robert Penn Warren
ISBN 9780820316703 Random House

First published in 1956, Segregation is a collection of Robert Penn Warren's informal conversations with southerners in the wake of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. More about this book >

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Band of Angels

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ISBN 9781111896041 Random House

At her father's death Amantha learns that her mother was a slave and that she, too, is to be sold into servitude. What follows is a vast panorama of one of the most turbulent periods of American history as seen through the eyes of this star-crossed young woman. More about this book >

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