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WINNER OF THE 1973 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
By the Author of Stoner In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire. To tell the story, Williams turned to the epistolary novel, a genre that was new to him, transforming and transcending it just as he did the western in Butcher's Crossing and the campus novel in Stoner. Augustus is the final triumph of a writer who has come to be recognized around the world as an American master.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781590178218
  • ISBN-10: 1590178211
  • Publisher: New York Review of Books
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds
  • Page Count: 336

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