Cynthia Ozick Author Biography
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Cynthia Ozick was born in Manhattan and has lived in the New
York City area most of her life. She attended Hunter College High School,
graduated Phi Beta Kappa from New York University with honors in English, and
holds a masters degree from Ohio State University. She lives in Westchester
County and is married to Bernard Hallote, a retired lawyer. Their daughter,
Rachel S. Hallote, an archaeologist, is the director of the Jewish studies
program at the State University of New York at Purchase.
She is acclaimed for her many works of fiction and criticism. She 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
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