American novelist and academicwd:Q272638
country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Radcliffe College, Harvard University
occupation: writer, novelist, university teacher, essayist, screenwriter
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Prix Femina étranger
Alison Lurie (born September 3, 1926) is an American novelist and academic. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1984 novel Foreign Affairs. Although better known as a novelist, she has also written numerous non-fiction books and articles, particularly on children's literature and the semiotics of dress.
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