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Nobel Prize–winning novelist and short-story writer Isaac Bashevis Singer penned the novel The Family Moskat and the short story "Gimpel The Fool."
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In 1978, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
In the 1980s, Singer published The King of the Fields and Scum. He continued writing until he suffered a series of strokes, dying on July 24, 1991, in Surfside, Florida.
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