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Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
Born Izaak Zynger
(1902-11-21)November 21, 1902
Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died July 24, 1991(1991-07-24) (aged 88)
Surfside, Florida, USA
Pen name Bashevis
Varshavsky
D. Segal
Occupation Novelist, short story writer
Language Yiddish
Ethnicity Polish Jew
Citizenship United States
Genres Fictional prose
Notable work(s) The Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature
1978

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Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991) was a leading writer in Yiddish literature. He was an American who was born in Poland. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature.


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