Contributor biographical information for Heir to the glimmering world / Cynthia Ozick.


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Acclaimed for her many works of fiction and criticism, Cynthia Ozick was a finalist for the National Book Award for her previous novel, The Puttermesser Papers, which was named one of the top ten books of the year by the New York Times Book Review, Publishers Weekly, and the Los Angeles Times Book Review.

Her most recent essay collection, Quarrel & Quandary, won the 2001 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Ozick's work has been translated into thirteen languages worldwide. Her classic novella The Shawl was produced for the stage in New York, directed by Sidney Lumet.

Her most recent novel, Heir to the Glimmering World, was
selected as a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times, the
San Francisco Chronicle, and the Washington Post.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Children of authors -- Fiction.
Refugees, Jewish -- Fiction.
Jewish families -- Fiction.
Benefactors -- Fiction.
Rich people -- Fiction.
Nannies -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.