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1997 National Book Awards

The 48th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 18, 1997, at New York City's Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Fiction:Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier (Atlantic Monthly Press)
Nonfiction:American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, Joseph J. Ellis (Knopf)
Poetry:Effort at Speech: New and Selected Poems, William Meredith (Triquarterly Books/Northwestern University Press)
Young People's Literature:Dancing on the Edge, Han Nolan (Harcourt Brace)

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