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Saul Bellow

novelist
Born: 6/10/1915
Birthplace: Lachine, Quebec, Canada

Bellows's varied portrayals of Jewish-American life among disillusioned modern city-dwellers won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. His novels include: Henderson the Rain King (1959), Herzog (1964), the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Humboldt's Gift (1975), and The Theft (1989).

Died: Brookline, Mass., April 5, 2005

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