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San Diego Book and Writing Awards

Monday, May 18, 2009 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports:

The 15th annual San Diego Book and Writing Awards were announced Saturday evening, and the prize for the book of the year (the Theodor S. Geisel Award) has gone to Laurel Corona’s “The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi’s Venice.”

Corona, an English and Humanities professor at San Diego City College, also garnered the Historical Fiction award for her novel and was the co-winner, with Michael Bart, in the Biography category, for “Until Our Last Breath: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance,” which conveys the story of Bart’s parents, the destruction of the Jewish ghetto in Vilna during World War II and the wider tale of resistance and survival.

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