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Chaim Potok was born in the Bronx in 1929. He was ordained as a rabbi and earned his PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He served as editor of the Jewish Publication Society. Potok's first novel, The Chosen, published in 1967, received the Edward Lewis Wallant Memorial Book Award and was nominated for the National Book Award. He died in 2002.
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