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The Town

(1950)
(The third book in the Awakening Land series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book
The Awakening Land trilogy traces the transformation of Ohio from wilderness to farmland to the site of modern industrial civilization, all in the lifetime of one character. The trilogy earned Richter immediate acclaim as a historical novelist. It includes The Trees (1940), The Fields (1946), and The Town (1950) and follows the Luckett family's migration from Pennsylvania to Southeastern Ohio. It starts when settler Sayward Luckett Wheeler becomes mother to her orphaned siblings on the frontier, and ends with the story of her youngest son Chancey, a journalist in the years before the Civil War. The Town won the 1951 Pulitzer Prize and received excellent reviews across the country.



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Hardback Editions

June 1981 : USA Hardback

Title: Town
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 0-89967-048-2 / 978-0-89967-048-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harmony Raine & Co
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April 1950 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Town
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 0-394-44301-2 / 978-0-394-44301-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Town (Rediscovered Classics)
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 1-61373-743-2 / 978-1-61373-743-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
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April 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Town: Third Book In Awakening Land Trilogy
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 0-8214-0980-8 / 978-0-8214-0980-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ohio University Press by arrangement w/ A.A. Knopf
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April 1976 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Town (American bicentennial series)
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 0-552-10118-4 / 978-0-552-10118-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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August 1975 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Town
Author(s): Conrad Richter
ISBN: 0-553-08530-1 / 978-0-553-08530-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Town (Awakening Land)
Author(s): Conrad Richter
Publisher: Knopf
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