book jacket of 'Sophie's Choice' by William Styron

book jacket of 'Sophie's Choice' by William Styron

front and back book jacket scans of novel "Sophie's Choice" by William Styron, back cover shows black and white photo of author

Although author William Styron may best be known for his novel "Sophie's Choice," adapted into a film in 1982 starring Meryl Streep for which the actress won her second Academy Award, Styron was among the most prominent writers of his generation and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Howells Medal, the National Book Award and the Legion of Honor.

IMAGE: Penn State University Libraries/book jacket scanned for educational use