6.13 × 9.25 × 1.75 in
December 15, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385364148
ISBN - 13: 9780385364140
From the Publisher
HC edition of Sophie's Choice with the original first-edition cover design.
From the Jacket
First published in 1979 to critical acclaim, Sophie's Choice went on to become an international bestseller and winner of the National Book Award. It is considered one of Styron's best works and a major novel of the twentieth century. With mastery of style and powerful narrative, Styron delivers one of the most haunting, compelling, and challenging love stories of our time.
About the Author
One of the great writers of the generation succeeding that of Hemingway and Faulkner, William Styron is renowned for the elegance of his prose and his powerful moral engagement. His books include Lie Down in Darkness, The Long March, Set This House on Fire, The Confessions of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice, This Quiet Dust, Darkness Visible, and A Tidewater Morning. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the Howells Medal, the American Book Award, the Légion d'Honneur, and the Witness to Justice Award from the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation. With his wife, the poet and activist Rose Styron, he lived for most of his adult life in Roxbury, Connecticut, and in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, where he is buried.