Bernard Malamud

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Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 18, 1986 (71)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 18, 1986 (71)

About

American fiction writer whose baseball-themed novel, The Natural, was made into a movie starring Robert Redford. His 1966 work, The Fixer, was the recipient of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Before Fame

He received degrees from both the City College of New York and Columbia University. He later taught English night classes in New York City.

Trivia

He published sixty-five short stories and eight novels.

Family Life

He married Ann De Chiara in 1945. The couple's two children, Paul and Janna, were born in 1947 and 1952, respectively.

Associated With

He and Saul Bellow were two of the best known Jewish-American writers of the 20th century.

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