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Shirley Ann Grau

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Shirley Ann Grau was an award-winning American novelist and short story writer. Born in New Orleans, her work was set primarily in the Deep South, and explored issues of race and gender. She spent much of her childhood in rural Alabama with her mother. She graduated in 1950 from Newcomb College of Tulane University. Her 1964 saga, The Keepers of the House was awarded the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Shirley Ann Grau
Short stories
Fever Flower (1954)

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1965) : The Keepers of the House