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J F Powers


USA flag (1917 - 1999)

J. F. (James Farl) Powers was a Roman Catholic American novelist and short-story writer who often drew his inspiration from developments in the Catholic Church, and was known for his studies of midwestern Catholic priests. Powers was a conscientious objector during World War II and worked as a hospital orderly.
 
Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1963) : Morte D'Urban
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1988) : Wheat That Springeth Green




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