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Monday, March 2, 2009 10:27 am
George Washington Book Prize Finalists Announced
Posted by: Courtney Jones

Three finalists were named for the George Washington Book Prize:

 The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed

The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson by Kevin J. Hayes

The Exchange Artist: A Tale of High-Flying Speculation and America’s First Banking Collapse by Jane Kamensky

The $50,000 prize winner will be announced on May 28th. Of course this may be icing on the cake for Gordon-Reed, who won the National Book Award back in November.

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  1. Book Blog - Likely Stories, by Keir Graff - Booklist Online » Blog Archive » Of Wodehouse and Washington Says:

    [...] to rake in money and accolades for The Hemingses of Monticello, this time receiving the $50,000 Washington Book Prize. Although it seemed to be a done deal after the Pulitzer win, she still had to wait until May 28th [...]


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