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Award Winning Books by
THOM JONES

Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine: Stories by Thom Jones
29 reviews (1999) (320p) (Amazon)
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 Twelve new stories that teeter between wicked humor and stinging pathos. Thom Joness world encompasses dilapidated fight arenas, state mental hospitals, and chaotic emergency rooms. The inhabitants are his brilliantly etched characters, who battle desperately against fate in a game of life they cannot win but dare not lose....
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The Pugilist at Rest: Stories by Thom Jones
36 reviews (1993) (240p) (NBA) (ALA)
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 An acclaimed, award-winning collection of stories moves from the combat zones of Vietnam, and their personal consequences, to a suburban home afflicted by cancer, to hallucinations in Bombay, and to other combat zones. Reprint. QPB Alt. NYT. ...
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Thom Jones Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 2  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 1  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 1 The Pugilist at Rest: Stories ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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