William Hoffman (author)
Henry William Hoffman (May 16, 1925 – September 12, 2009) was an American writer who published thirteen novels and four books of short stories. A native of Charleston, West Virginia, he lived in Charlotte Court House, Virginia.
William Hoffman was the recipient of the 1992 John Dos Passos Prize For Literature. In 1996 he was awarded the O. Henry Prize. In 1999 he received The Dashiell Hammett Award for the book Tidewater Blood.
- The Trumpet Unblown (1955)
- Days in the Yellow Leaf (1958)
- A Place for My Head (1960)
- The Dark Mountains (1963)
- Yancey's War (1966)
- A Walk to the River (1970)
- A Death of Dreams (1973)
- The Land That Drank the Rain (1982)
- Godfires (1985)
- Furors Die (1990)
- Tidewater Blood (1998)
- Blood and Guile (2000)
- Wild Thorn (2002)
- Lies (2005)
- Virginia Reels (1978)
- By Land, By Sea (1988)
- Follow Me Home (1994)
- Doors (1999)
- Sewanee Review, Fall 1989, p. cxv.
- Frank, William, ed. The Fictional World of William Hoffman. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2000.
- Entry in Encyclopedia Virginia
- Biography from West Virginia Wesleyan College Library
- Photo and brief from Harper Collins
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