National Book Awards collection, 1996.


National Book Awards collection, 1996.

Collection of nineteen book manuscripts reviewed by Elizabeth Spencer for the 1996 National Book Award. Some of the manuscripts have accompanying letters from the publishers promoting the work for the award.

26 items (2.0 linear ft.)

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