Chaim Potok

Novelist, Author

1929 – 2002

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Who was Chaim Potok?

Chaim Potok was an American Jewish author and rabbi. Potok is most famous for his first book The Chosen, a 1967 novel which was listed on The New York Times’ best seller list for 39 weeks and sold more than 3,400,000 copies.

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Born
Feb 17, 1929
Buffalo
Also known as
  • Herman Harold Potok
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yeshiva University
    English Literature
  • University of Toronto Mississauga
  • University of Pennsylvania
Died
Jul 23, 2002
Merion

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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