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Morton, Frederic

LC control no.n 79106265
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3525.O825
Personal name headingMorton, Frederic
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Variant(s)Mandelbaum, Fritz
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedUpper West Side (New York, N.Y.)
Birth date1924-10-05
Death date2015-04-20
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathVienna (Austria)
Profession or occupationAuthors
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
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Found inHis The Hound, 1947.
Information from 678 converted Dec. 11, 2014 (b. 1924)
New York times (online), viewed Apr. 22, 2015 (in obituary published Apr. 21: Frederic Morton; b. Oct. 5, 1924, Vienna, into a middle-class family named Mandelbaum; as a boy he was known as Fritz, though his given name, his daughter said, may have been Frederic; d. early Monday [Apr. 20, 2015], Vienna (where he had traveled to deliver a speech and give a reading), aged 90; left Austria as a boy as his family fled from the Nazis and made a celebrated literary career in the United States, much of which involved observing his homeland and its history from a distance; lived most of his life on the Upper West Side of Manhattan; critic, essayist, contributor of reviews and articles to The New York times, novelist, author of nonfiction)
Associated languageeng