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Walter Abish

Walter AbishBorn: 24-Dec-1931
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Alphabetical Africa

Military service: Israeli Army (1949-51)

Wife: Cecile Gelb (artist)

    Guggenheim Fellowship
    MacArthur Fellowship
    PEN/Faulkner Award 1981 for How German Is It?
    Missing Eye
    Austrian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
Duel Site (1970, poetry)
Alphabetical Africa (1974, novel)
Minds Meet (1975, short stories)
In the Future Perfect (1977, short stories)
How German Is It (1980, novel)
99: The New Meaning (1990)
Eclipse Fever (1993, novel)
Double Vision: A Self-Portrait (2004, memoir)

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