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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1932
Novel: "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck (portrait)
Letters, Drama, and Music
The Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck (John Day)
Of Thee I Sing
by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin
My Experiences in the World War
by John J. Pershing (Stokes)
Biography or Autobiography
by Henry F. Pringle (Harcourt)
The Flowering Stone
by George Dillon (Viking)
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For its successful campaign to eliminate waste in city management and to reduce the tax levy.
W.C. Richards, D.D. Martin, J.S. Pooler, F.D. Webb and J.N.W. Sloan of
Detroit Free Press
For their account of the parade of the America Legion during the 1931 convention in Detroit.
Charles G. Ross of
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For his article entitled, "The Country's Plight -- What Can Be Done About It?" -- a discussion of economic situation of the United States.
Walter Duranty of
The New York Times
For his series of dispatches on Russia especially the working out of the Five Year Plan.
John T. McCutcheon of
For "A Wise Economist Asks a Question."