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February 18, 2018

The Langum Charitable Trust is pleased to present the 2017 short list for its 2017 David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction.

  • Barren Island, by Carol Zoref (Western Michigan University)
  • Lilli de Jong, by Janet Benton (Doubleday)by
  • The Last Ballad, by Wiley Cash (Morrow)
  • The Velveteen Daughter, by Laurel Davis Huber (She Writes Press)
  • A Piece of the World, by Christina Baker Kline (Morrow)
  • The Twelve-Mile Straight, by Eleanor Henderson (Ecco)
  • Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan (Scribner)

We will announce the winner and finalists in approximately two weeks on our website.

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