In his 1961 novel, a new life, malamud wrote about what happens to a liberal jewish teacher from the east, sy levin, when he tries to reform the english department of an 'unknown town in the far west. Author best remembered for his novels and short stories about man's struggle to overcome obstacles in life's path with an aching, suffering reality born in brooklyn, new york of russian jewish immigrant parents, he graduated with a ba from the city college of new york in 1936, and with a ma from. Bernard malamud (april 26, 1914 - march 18, 1986) was an american writer, allegorist, and a well-known jewish-american authorhe has received international acclaim for his novels and short stories.
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