August (Woodward novel)

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This article is about the Gerard Woodward novel. For the Judith Rossner novel with the same name, see August (Rossner novel).

August (2001), is the first novel by author Gerard Woodward. It was shortlisted for Whitbread Book Award (2001).

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Set from the mid-1950s till 1971, the book tells the story of the Jones family, who leave their home in London for a camping holiday in Wales every August.