The 2002 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Biography or Autobiography

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For a distinguished biography or autobiography by an American author, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to John Adams by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)


Columbia University President George Rupp (left) presents David McCullough with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in Biography.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood" by Jimmy Carter (Simon & Schuster), and "Grant" by Jean Edward Smith (Simon & Schuster).