James Jones (1921-1977) was an American author known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. He won the 1952 National Book Award for his first published novel, From Here to Eternity, which was immediately adapted for the big screen and made into a television series a generation later.
2023 First Novel Prize - Winner
'What a beautiful, haunting and hued narrative of American living. I’m in love with this story and the way Tyriek White breathes life into these characters.' —Jacqueline Woodson, MacArthur Fellow and author of Anothe... SEE MORE