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The able McLaughlins

by Margaret Wilson

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Published by Cherokee Pub. Co. in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Wilson.
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18433362M
ISBN 100877972508, 0877972885
ISBN 109780877972884, 9780877972501
LC Control Number2313896
OCLC/WorldCa39542649

The Able McLaughlins is a novel by Margaret Wilson first published by Harper & Brothers. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in It won the Harper Prize Novel Contest for , the first time the prize was awarded. Wilson published a sequel, The Law and the McLaughlins, in   Published in , Wilson’s novel won the coveted Pulitzer in It was Wilson’s first, and most notable, novel. Today, The Able McLaughlins is a difficult book to track down, having been out of print for many years. Luckily, having access to a strong inter-library loan program was the only way I was able to get my hands on this one.

The Able McLaughlins (STATED FIRST w/DJ) 4 more Margaret Wilson Titles by Margaret Wilson Edition: Stated First Edition Book condition: Very Good Jacket condition: fair-poor Book Description. The Able McLaughlins: stated FIRST EDITION with its original DJ. DJ: it has minor wear to the corners that match the book. The Able McLaughlins book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. To find the market value for this book, click on the pre-filled eBay, AbeBooks, or Biblio links to the right and look for comparable listings that have all of these first edition points.

The Law and the McLaughlins is a novel by Margaret Wilson first published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, was a sequel to her earlier Pulitzer-prize winning The Able McLaughlins.. Wilson has modified the names of two of the characters from the first McLaughlin novel, from Wully to Willy and from Christie to Kirstie. The riveting Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, available as an e-book for the first time. Wully McLaughlin returns to his family’s Iowa homestead at the end of the Civil War to find his sweetheart, Chirstie McNair, alone and in distress, her mother dead and her wayward father gone.


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Margaret Wilson’s The Able McLaughlins won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel (now Fiction) inthe sixth time the award was handed out, part of a surprising run where four winners in five years were women authors (along with Edith Wharton’s wonderful The Age of Innocence, Willa Cather’s sentimental One of Ours, and Edna Ferber’s forgettable So Big).

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