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Pulitzer Prize winners include 'The Orphan Master's Son'

Caroline Shaw was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for music.
Caroline Shaw was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for music. (Associated Press / Pulitzer Prize Board)

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and among the winners is "Devil in the Grove," a non-fiction account of Baltimore native Thurgood Marshall's fearless work for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in a Florida case. As we all know, Marshall went on to bring the nation's landmark school integration case, Brown vs. Board of Education, and later became a U.S. Supreme Court justice. The winners:

FICTION -- "The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson,

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DRAMA -- "Disgraced" by Ayad Akhtar,

HISTORY -- "Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam" by Fredrik Logevall (Random House),

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BIOGRAPHY -- "The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo" by Tom Reiss (Crown),

POETRY -- "Stag's Leap" by Sharon Olds, and

GENERAL NONFICTION -- "Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America" by Gilbert King (Harper)

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