Awards & Winners

Orlando Patterson

Date of Birth 05-June-1940
Place of Birth Westmoreland Parish
(Jamaica, Cornwall County, Jamaica)
Nationality Jamaica, United States of America
Profession Author, Sociologist, Writer, Novelist
Orlando Patterson is a Jamaican-born American historical and cultural sociologist known for his work regarding issues of race in the United States, as well as the sociology of development. His book Freedom, Volume One, or Freedom in the Making of Western Culture, won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Awards by Orlando Patterson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Orlando Patterson.


National Book Award for Nonfiction
Honored for : Freedom

Nominations 1991 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Nonfiction Freedom