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A. B. Yehoshua
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Born Avraham B. Yehoshua
December 9, 1936 (1936-12-09) (age 84)
Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Occupation Novelist, essayist, short story writer, playwright
Nationality Israeli
Alma mater Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BA, 1961)
Teachers College (1962)
Sorbonne (MA, French Literature)
Literary movement Israeli "New Wave"
Notable works Mr. Mani (1990); The Lover (1977); "Facing the Forest"
Notable awards Akum Prize
1961
National Jewish Book Award
1990, 1993
Israel Prize for Literature
1995
Los Angeles Times Book Prize
2006 A Woman in Jerusalem
Spouse Dr. Rivka Kirsninski (m. 1960)

Abraham B. Yehoshua (Hebrew: א.ב. יהושע‎‎, born December 19, 1936) is an Israeli novelist, essayist, and playwright. The New York Times called him the "Israeli Faulkner". Yehoshua is the author of eleven novels, three books of short stories, four plays, and four collections of essays, including Ahizat Moledet (Homeland Lesson, 2008).

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