The 2002 Pulitzer Prize Winners

General Nonfiction

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For a distinguished book of non-fiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in any other category, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter (Simon & Schuster)

Columbia University President George Rupp presents Diane McWhorter with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals" by David Halberstam (Scribner), and "The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression" by Andrew Solomon (Scribner).