Ambassador Book Award

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Awarded by the English-Speaking Union of the United States
The ESU Ambassador Book Awards (ABA) recognize important literary works that contribute to the understanding and interpretation of toon meer American life and culture. ABA winners become 'literary ambassadors' providing people around the world with an important window on America's past and present in the best contemporary English.
Awards have been made since 1986 in a variety of categorie
Award website toon minder
Stages:
Alle, Winner (115), Shortlist (1)
Categorieën:
Jaren:
Alle, 2011 (5), 2010 (6), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (6), 2006 (4), 2005 (5), 2004 (4), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (5), 2000 (4), 1999 (4), 1998 (7), 1997 (4), 1996 (5), 1995 (4), 1994 (3), 1993 (4), 1992 (5), 1991 (4), 1990 (4), 1989 (4), 1988 (4), 1987 (5), 1986 (2)

Winner 115

WerkCategorieJaar
Het onsterfelijke leven van Henrietta Lacks door Rebecca SklootAmerican Studies2011
The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century door Alan BrinkleyBiography/Autobiography2011
The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg door Deborah EisenbergFiction2011
Every Riven Thing: Poems door Christian WimanPoetry2011
De geheugenhut door Tony JudtSpecial Distinction Award2011
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression door Morris DicksteinAmerican Studies2010
The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan: A History of the End of the Cold War door James MannAmerican Studies2010
Louis D. Brandeis: A Life door Melvin I. UrofskyBiography/Autobiography2010
Laat de aarde draaien door Colum McCannFiction2010
Mercury Dressing: Poems door J. D. McClatchyPoetry2010
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original door Robin D. G. KelleySpecial Distinction Award2010
A Summer of Hummingbirds: Love, Art, and Scandal in the Intersecting Worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade door Christopher BenfeyAmerican Studies2009
A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir door Donald WorsterBiography/Autobiography2009
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals door Jane MayerCurrent Affairs2009
Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories door Steven MillhauserFiction2009
Old War: Poems door Alan ShapiroPoetry2009
Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics door Rebecca SolnitAmerican Studies2008
Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties door Robert StoneAutobiography2008
Edith Wharton door Hermione LeeBiography2008
De val van een fundamentalist door Mohsin HamidFiction2008
Blackbird and Wolf: Poems door Henri ColePoetry2008
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl door Timothy EganAmerican Studies2007
Het leven nadien door Donald AntrimAutobiography2007
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher door Debby ApplegateBiography2007
Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq door Thomas E. RicksCurrent Affairs2007
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel door Amy HempelFiction2007
Averno: Poems door Louise GlückPoetry2007
A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America door Stacy SchiffAmerican Studies2006
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer door Kai BirdBiography/Autobiography2006
Liberation door Joanna ScottFiction2006
Migration: New & Selected Poems door W. S. MerwinPoetry2006
Washington's Crossing door David Hackett FischerAmerican Studies2005
de Kooning: An American Master door Mark StevensBiography/Autobiography2005
Gilead door Marilynne RobinsonFiction2005
Collected Poems door Donald JusticePoetry2005
They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967 door David MaranissAmerican Studies2004
Hawthorne: A Life door Brenda WineappleBiography/Autobiography2004
Het zingen van de tijd door Richard PowersFiction2004
Collected Poems door Robert LowellPoetry2004
In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 door Mary Beth NortonAmerican Studies2003
Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War door T. J. StilesBiography/Autobiography2003
Middlesex door Jeffrey EugenidesFiction2003
Springing: New and Selected Poems door Marie PonsotPoetry2003
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution door Diane McWhorterAmerican Studies2002
John Adams : founding father van de Verenigde Staten door David McCulloughBiography/Autobiography2002
Empire Falls door Richard RussoFiction2002
The Darkness and the Light: Poems door Anthony HechtPoetry2002
Het hart van de zee: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex door Nathaniel PhilbrickAmerican Studies2001
The Chief: the Life of William Randolph Hearst door David NasawBiography/Autobiography2001
The Angel on the Roof: The Stories of Russell Banks door Russell BanksFiction2001
American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volume One: Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker door Robert HassPoetry2001
American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volume Two: E. E. Cummings to May Swenson door Robert HassPoetry2001
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 door David M. KennedyAmerican Studies2000
Morgan: American Financier door Jean StrouseBiography/Autobiography2000
De gouverneurs van Wyoming verhalen door Annie ProulxFiction2000
Vita Nova door Louise GlückPoetry2000
Slaven in de familie door Edward BallAmerican Studies1999
N. C. Wyeth: A Biography door David MichaelisBiography/Autobiography1999
Ik was getrouwd met een communist door Philip RothFiction1999
The Collected Poems of Robert Penn Warren door Robert Penn WarrenPoetry1999
Amerika's visioenen het epos van de Amerikaanse kunst door Robert HughesAmerican Studies1998
Dwars door de dagen autobiografie door James SalterAutobiography1998
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson door Joseph J. EllisBiography1998
Underworld door Peter ConradFiction1998
Onderwereld door Don DeLilloFiction1998
Black Zodiac: Poems door Charles WrightPoetry1998
God and the American Writer door Alfred KazinSpecial Prize1998
Undaunted Courage door Stephen E. AmbroseAmerican Studies1997
Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop, Guardians of the American Century door Robert W. MerryBiography/Autobiography1997
In the Beauty of the Lilies door John UpdikeFiction1997
The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems, 1966-1996 door Robert PinskyPoetry1997
Moving Violations door John HockenberryAmerican Studies1996
Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography door David S. ReynoldsBiography/Autobiography1996
All the days and nights: the collected stories door William MaxwellFiction1996
Atlantis: Poems by door Mark DotyPoetry1996
The Liars' Club: A Memoir door Mary KarrSpecial Award1996
Speak Now Against The Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South door John EgertonAmerican Studies1995
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II door Doris Kearns GoodwinBiography/Autobiography1995
The Collected Stories door Grace PaleyFiction1995
Like Most Revelations door Richard HowardPoetry1995
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race door David Levering LewisBiography/Autobiography1994
The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court : Stories door Peter TaylorFiction1994
Tesserae and Other Poems door John HollanderPoetry1994
Up in the Old Hotel door Joseph MitchellAmerican Arts & Letters1993
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America door Garry WillsAmerican Studies1993
Archibald MacLeish; an American Life door Scott DonaldsonBiography/Autobiography1993
Outerbridge Reach door Robert Stone1993
Verscheurde stilte door John CheeverAmerican Arts & Letters1992
De koudste jaren de wereld op de rand van de afgrond door Michael R. BeschlossAmerican Studies1992
Woodrow Wilson door August HeckscherBiography/Autobiography1992
De wetten van het land door Jane SmileyFiction1992
American Views: Essays on American Art door John WilmerdingSpecial Prize1992
The House of Barrymore door Margot PetersAmerican Arts & Letters1991
New York Life: Of Friends and Others door Brendan GillAmerican Studies1991
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance door Ron ChernowBiography/Autobiography1991
Killing Mister Watson door Peter MatthiessenFiction1991
The Writing Life door Annie DillardAmerican Arts & Letters1990
Onder schoolkinderen door Tracy KidderAmerican Studies1990
De jongen die ik was door Tobias WolffBiography/Autobiography1990
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All door Allan GurganusFiction1990
At Home: Essays 1982-1988 door Gore VidalAmerican Arts & Letters1989
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam door Neil SheehanAmerican Studies1989
De geschiedenis van een droom Amerika onder Martin Luther King en de Kennedy's door Taylor BranchBiography/Autobiography1989
Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories door Raymond CarverFiction1989
The Collected Prose door Robert LowellAmerican Arts & Letters1988
Miami door Joan DidionAmerican Studies1988
Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright door Brendan GillBiography/Autobiography1988
Het vreugdevuur der ijdelheden door Tom WolfeFiction1988
Cities on a Hill: A Brilliant Exploration of Visionary Communities Remaking the American Dream door Frances FitzGeraldAmerican Studies1987
The Cycles of American History door Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.American Studies1987
The Life of Langston Hughes. Volume 1, 1902–1941, I, Too, Sing America door Arnold RampersadBiography/Autobiography1987
Rogers versie door John UpdikeFiction1987
The Story of English door Robert McCrumSpecial Citation1987
Het leven in Lake Wobegon door Garrison KeillorFiction1986
De toevallige toerist door Anne TylerFiction1986

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Beschrijvingen

Awarded by the English-Speaking Union of the United States
The ESU Ambassador Book Awards (ABA) recognize important literary works that contribute to the understanding and interpretation of American life and culture. ABA winners become 'literary ambassadors' providing people around the world with an important window on America's past and present in the best contemporary English.
Awards have been made since 1986 in a variety of categorie
Award website (English, Door lid geschreven)
discontinued (Russian, Door lid geschreven)

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