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Obituary Note: Alison Lurie

Obituary Note: Alison Lurie

Dec 07 2020

Alison Lurie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author “whose mordant novels punctured pretension, deflated dogma and illuminated the staggering talent of smart people for self-deception,” died December 3 aged 94. Author of several novels as well as short story and essay collections, Lurie was also a folklorist and scholar of children’s literature.

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