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The Montana Book Award is an annual award that recognizes literary and/or artistic excellence in a book published during the award year.  Eligible titles are either set in Montana, deal with Montana themes/issues, or are written, edited or illustrated by a Montana author or artist.  Books for all ages are considered for the award.

2014 WINNER

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FOURTH OF JULY CREEK

by Smith Henderson

In this shattering and iconic American novel, Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom, community, grace, suspicion, and anarchy, brilliantly depicting our nation's disquieting and violent contradictions. Fourth of July Creek is an unforgettable, unflinching debut that marks the arrival of a major literary talent.

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