The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For a distinguished book upon the history of the United States, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson (Henry Holt and Company)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Rick Atkinson with the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in History.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America" by Philip Dray (Random House), and "Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth Century America" by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (Alfred A. Knopf).