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Cynthia Ozick

"I wanted to use what I was, to be what I was born to be—not to have a 'career,' but to be that straightforward obvious unmistakable animal, a writer," Cynthia Ozick once said. She has certainly achieved her goal. The winner of numerous literary awards, Cynthia Ozick is a writer par excellence, author of essays, plays, short stories and novels.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Gerard Murrell.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Cynthia Ozick." (Viewed on December 12, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/ozick-cynthia-still-image>.

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