Definition of Bernard Malamud from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Bernard Malamud

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(1914-86) a US writer whose novels and short stories were mostly about Jewish life in America. His novels include The Natural (1952), about a baseball player, which was later made into a film (1984) with Robert Redford. Malamud won a National Book Award for The Magic Barrel (1958), a collection of short stories, and a Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Fixer (1966).