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Jerzy Kosinski


Poland (1933 - 1991)

aka Joseph Novak

Jerzy Kosinski was a Polish-American novelist, best known for his novels The Painted Bird (1965) and Being There (1971), the last of which was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 1979.
 
Novels
   The Painted Bird (1965)
   Steps (1968)
   Being There (1970)
   The Devil Tree (1973)
   Cockpit (1975)
   Blind Date (1977)
   Passion Play (1979)
   Pinball (1982)
   The Hermit of 69th Street (1986)
     aka The Hermit
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Short stories
Being There [short story] (1971)Nebula Awards (nominee)


Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1969) : Steps
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1972) : Being There [short story]