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Dictation: Book summary and reviews of Dictation by Cynthia Ozick

Dictation

A Quartet

by Cynthia Ozick

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Dictation by Cynthia Ozick
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  • Published Apr 2008
    192 pages
    Genre: Short Stories

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Four stories of comedy, deception, and revenge, including one previously unpublished, from the acclaimed author of Heir to the Glimmering World.

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"Ozick's stories ingeniously put scholarship in the service of human flowerings.' - Publishers Weekly.

"Playful, teasing, provocative fare from this most accomplished of ironists." - Kirkus Reviews.

"Starred Review. Ozick is at the top of her form in these splendid stories, and every library will want a copy. Highly recommended." - Library Journal.

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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 master’s 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 Book Review, Publishers Weekly, and the Los Angeles ...

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